Cyber crime – an expression which keeps cropping up in the media with increasing frequency in recent years. How much do you know about cyber crime?
The Internet has dramatically changed our habits. You can now for instance make payments via e-banking facilities, buy goods online and have them sent straight to your home, etc etc. An increasing number of people are benefiting from such facilities, yet this also opens up a multitude of possibilities to obtain money by fraud.
There are various definitions of cyber crime. All describe crimes taking place inside a computer network (such as the Internet). Stealing e-banking passwords and manipulating online payments or assuming a fake identity for fraudulent purposes are just some examples. The FBI estimates that worldwide revenue generated by cyber crime worldwide has now exceeded global drugs turnovers.
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