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Cyber Crime2

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Speech & Communication
By: Deondra Grant
KNOWLEDGE CHECK
• “I have internet access but I don’t shop online,
this means I won’t become a victim of Cyber
Crime.” True or False?
FALSE
KNOWLEDGE CHECK
• Identity Theft is a type in
which personal information
is stolen to carry out
criminal activities.” True or
False?
True
HISTORY OF CYBER CRIME
• The first recorded cyber crime took place in 1820.
• That is not surprising considering the fact that the abacus, which
is thought to be the earliest from of a computer, has been around
since 3500 B.c.
• In India, Japan and China, the era of modern computer, however,
began with the analytical engine of Charles Babbage.
• The first spam email took place in 1976 when it was sent out over
the ARPANT.
• The first virus was installed on an Apple computer in 1982 when
a high school student, Rich skrenta, developed the EIK Cloner.
WHAT IS CYBER CRIME
• Cybercrime gets denoted as a form of crime that gets to involve
the use of a computer and a particular network.
• It gets further revealed as a form of crime where a computer gets
used as the tool for a crime.
TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES
• Phishing-using fake email messages to get personal information from
internet users;
• Misusing personal information (identity theft);
• Hacking: shutting down or misusing websites or computer networks;
• Spreading hate and inciting terrorism;
• Distributing child pornography;
• Grooming: making sexual advances to minors.
HOW TO PREVENT CYBER CRIME
• Use anti-virus software
• Never send money or give out your details when you do not
know/trust the person or company you are giving them to.
• Destroy personal information, shred documents, credit cards etc.
• Log directly onto a website rather than clicking on the link
provided.
• Never reply to spam emails, even when you're trying to stop them.
• Always remember: scammers are cunning and clever. They know
how to manipulate you to produce the response they want.
TIPS FOR ONLINE SAFETY
Always different passwords for online
accounts.
Check websites security.
Be careful of links and attachments in
e-mails.
Anti-virus software.
UNDERSTANDING OF CYBER CRIME
• The main aim of the crime is to gain access to private or confidential information from
people.
• It knows no boundaries, be it physical or virtual, hence gets to harm the victims, and posse
threat to them.
• It encourages organized crime
• It affects many people across the globe.
OVERVIEW
• Cybercrime gets primarily associated with hacking, spanning, and even
phishing.
• Some types of offenses related to cybercrime include identity theft, online
bank info theft, and online rapacious crimes and illegal computer
installment and blocking of the authentic computer operator from accessing
their computers.
• The above get used to commit crime against governments, business
ventures, and facilities, and on some occasion, they get used to commit
online crimes against the targeted individual.
REFERENCES
• https://www.government.nl/topics/cybercrime/forms-of-cybercrime
• http://www.itu.int/ITUD/cyb/cybersecurity/docs/Cybercrime%20legislation%20EV6.pdf
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