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Types of Cyber Crime

Hacking

Hacking refers to non-malicious activities, usually involving unusual or improvised alterations to equipment or processes in order to gain access or control of a system or network.

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Phishing

Phishing is when a malicious party sends a fraudulent email disguised as a legitimate email, often purporting to be from a trusted source. The message is meant to trick the recipient into sharing personal or financial information or clicking on a link that installs malware.

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Computer System attack

A computer systems attack involves any offensive action that targets information systems, personal computer devices, computer networks or infrastructures, using various methods to steal, alter or destroy data or information systems.

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Identity theft

Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.

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Card cloning

Card cloning refers to a technique whereby somebody obtains someone's credit or debit card details copies them onto a bogus card and begins using them. Such details are gained as a person swipe the credit or debit card through a device which copies the information held on the magnetic strip into memory.

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Social Engineering

Refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information.

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Cyber Bullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content. Cyberbullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else.

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Malwares and Viruses

Malware, or malicious software, is any program or file that is harmful to a computer user. Types of malware can include computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses and spyware. These malicious programs can perform a variety of different functions such as stealing, encrypting or deleting sensitive data, altering or hijacking core computing functions and monitoring users' computer activity without their permission.

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Website Defacement

A website defacement is an attack on a website that changes the visual appearance of the site or a webpage. These are typically the work of system crackers, who break into a web server and replace the hosted website with one of their own.

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Fake News

Fake news is a form of news consisting of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional news media or online social media. Digital news has brought back and increased the usage of fake news.

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