Cyber Crime is also called computer crime, the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities or violating privacy. Awareness to cyber crime has grown in importance as the computer has become central to commerce, entertainment and government.
Effects of Cyber Crime :
- Cyber Bullying
- Cyber Stalking
- Financial Frauds
How can we prevent Cyber Crime?
- Use comprehensive security software and keep your system updated. Hackers have a wide variety of ways to access your system and information, you need comprehensive security software that can protect you from all angles.
- Hackers aren’t the only ones who can gain power from information. By educating yourself about the types of scams that exist on the internet and how to avert them, you are putting yourself one step ahead of the cyber criminals.
“The only thing that can stop a bad guy in Internet is a good guy in Internet”