Cybercrime

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Cybercrime is crime that uses a computer and computer network. There are many types of cybercrimes. These include doxxing, hacking, copyright issues, cyberterrorism and fraud.[1] Many countries have laws against many types of porn such as twincest, fauxcest, child porn, bestiality and others.[2] Some other actions can also be illegal such as cyberbullying, spying, child grooming or hebephilic behavior.[3] Some governments have agencies that deal with computer crimes.[4]


Cyber crimes can generally be divided into two categories:[5][change | change source]

Crimes that target networks or devices Crimes using devices to participate in criminal activities
Viruses Phishing Emails
Malware Cyberstalking
DoS Attacks Identity Theft


References[change | change source]

  1. Anderson, Ross, et al. "Measuring the cost of cybercrime." The economics of information security and privacy. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. 265-300.
  2. Urbas, Gregor. "Protecting children from online predators: The use of covert investigation techniques by law enforcement." Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 26.4 (2010): 410-425
  3. Edwards, Susan SM. "Cyber-Grooming Young Women for Terrorist Activity: Dominant and Subjugated Explanatory Narratives." Cybercrime, Organized Crime, and Societal Responses. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 23-46.
  4. Levi, Michael, and Matthew Leighton Williams. "Multi-agency partnerships in cybercrime reduction: Mapping the UK information assurance network cooperation space." Information Management & Computer Security 21.5 (2013): 420-443
  5. says, Sourabh (2018-08-20). "Types of Cybercrime - Panda Security". Panda Security Mediacenter. Retrieved 2019-03-16.

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