Cyber Crime

2810 Words Mar 19th, 2011 12 Pages
Cyber Crime and Security Submitted by:
Ms.Poonam S. Ramteke (T.E C.S.E) psr_219@yahoo.com(9923115394) K.I.T.’s College of Engineering.

ABSTRACT :
Society is becoming more dependent upon data and networks to operate our businesses, government, national defense and other critical functions. Cybercrime, which is rapidly increasing in frequency and in severity, requires us to rethink how we should enforce our criminal laws. The current model of reactive, police-based enforcement, with its origins in real-world urbanization, does not and cannot protect society from criminals using computer technology. This paper gives detailed information regarding cybercrime, its
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The users usually have a link to a page that looks almost like that of the real bank.
Spam: Spam is the abuse of electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited bulk messages indiscriminately. While the most widely recognized form of spam is e-mail spam. As applied to email, specific anti-spam laws are relatively new, however limits on unsolicited electronic communications have existed in some forms for some time.
Fraud: Computer fraud is any dishonest misrepresentation of fact intended to induce another to do or refrain from doing something which causes loss. In this context, the fraud will result in obtaining a benefit by altering computer input in an unauthorized way. This requires little technical expertise and real programming skills and is not an uncommon form of theft by employees which includes altering, destroying, suppressing, or stealing output, usually to conceal unauthorized transactions.
Harassment: Some content may be offensive in a non-specific way, harassment directs obscenities and derogatory comments at specific individuals focusing for example on gender, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation. This often occurs in chat rooms, through newsgroups, and by sending hate e-mail to interested parties . Any comment that may be found derogatory or offensive is considered harassment.
Drug trafficking: Drug traffickers are increasingly taking advantage of the Internet to sell their illegal…