Similarities And Differences Between Cyber Crime And Terrorism

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This paper will contain information on two theories based on criminology. It will contain the differences between Cyber Crime and Terrorism and how both of them are different and what types of crimes are committed with each one. It will also discuss the types of Terrorism and the types of Cyber Crimes. Comparisons between Terrorism and Cyber Crime will also be mentioned, Definitions will be included coming from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and The Department of Homeland Security. Two Crimes with Terrorism will be discussed including the 9/11 World Trade Center Attack that took place on September 11th, 2001 and resulted in thousands of people losing their lives due to the acts of a terrorist group known as Al-Qaeda. The second crime that will be discussed is the New York City Terror Attack that took place on October 31st, 2017. This attack was a heinous act by the terrorist group ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq) or otherwise known, as ISIS. The acts that took place in both of these events will be shared, as well as two cyber-crimes that have taken place.


The definitions of Cyber Crime and Terrorism. Cyber Crime is the theft and/or destruction of information, resources, or funds via computers, computer networks, or the Internet. Terrorism is the illegal use of force against innocent people to achieve a political objective.
Comparisons between Terrorism and Cyber Crime.
Terrorism can be a massive attack which can impact hundreds to thousands of
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