Impacts of Identity theft on Individuals or organizations Financial problems: Identity theft creates financial problems for both organizations and individuals. When cyber criminals acquire a victim's financial information, they can steal money from his account or take loans in his name. This can cause the victim a lot of financial problems. Identity thieves also use Social Security numbers to steal from institutions such as the government. Legal problems: Legal issues can also ensue as a result of identity theft.
With the growth of mobile device, cloud and internet, we are witnessing a rise in cyber-crimes. Cyber-attacks result in breaches to data security and sabotage. Personal data, intellectual property, physiological harm are easy targets. for a data security breach. Attacks can result in commercial losses, disruption of operations and the possibility of extortion.
Abstract Phishing is defined as fraudulent perpetrated by criminals usually steal attributes such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and sometimes money was stolen indirectly from phish in order to lure someone into visiting a fraudulent web site or downloading malicious software that purposely for stealing sensitive information. Online shopping has become a trend for people to shop online but at the same time phishing has growing rapidly as well. To achieve the purpose of this study, the journal article related to online frauds with phishing are reviewed and identified. The result after applying the ethical theory which is Kantianism (Kant) , it shows the online frauds in bank with phishing brings more negative effects than
The Spyeye banking malware continues to plague computers across the world and is proving to be a difficult foe to detect and remove from infected Windows PCs. Athena is a stable DDoS botnet coded in C++ which is perfect for infecting and herding windows machines. This botnet has advanced DDoS tactics that will take down web servers, gaming servers, VoIP servers and home connections
Computer crime or cyber attack has become a widespread problem since the evolution of Information Systems. Cyber attack is a crime that involves a computer and a network. Cyber crime or a cyber attack is an attack where a person uses a computer to commit an illegal act. Cyber attack is a current emerging issue to all the sectors around the world. 2.2 Introduction to Cyber Space
Terrorists have become increasingly sophisticated at exploiting communications technologies for anonymous communication related to the planning of terrorist acts. A simple online e-mail account may be used by terrorists for electronic, or virtual, “dead dropping” of communications. This refers to the creation of a draft message, which remains unsent, and therefore leaves minimal electronic traces, but which may be accessed from any Internet terminal worldwide by multiple individuals with the relevant password III Organizations and individuals often publish extensive amounts of information
CYBER CRIME Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing type of crime in our society today and have also been a serious problem since it causes a lot of damages and also affect us in different ways. But before I go further let me start by telling you the meaning of cybercrime, Cybercrime is different and more heinous than normal crime that we know. This crime is committed in an electronic medium and here means read is not a requirement and is done in secret Feldman(2013). Cyber war takes place largely in secret, unknown to the general public of crimes include pornography, cyber fraud, defamation, cyber stalking, harassment, IPR theft, data hostage, money laundering, phishing, e-mail bombing, cyber war, illegal monitoring. Secondly let me talk about the effect of cybercrime in our society today.
Thus, hacking becomes unethical depending on the circumstances. For the purposes of this paper, hacktivism will be discussed, when it becomes ethical and unethical, its main problem, and its political impact. What Hacktivism Is According to Trend Micro (2015), there are two types of hackers: the first one break into computer systems to point out flaws in the security and the second one do hacking for a certain cause. The second type of hacktivist is considered as
Cyberbullying is found to cause enormous harm to teenagers. In the meantime, this situation has proved that interventions on controlling these tragedies from happening is inadequate. In this paper, the impacts of cyberbullying on victims which can be categorise into personal well-being and psychological
According to credit-checking firm Experian the rate of identity theft increased between the years of 2010 and 2012. Experian says one of the main areas where identity theft has taken deep roots is the cybercrime with criminals having to use hacking to obtain information or sending viruses that attack computers to obtained classified information. The question lies on where the loop holes are. Is it with the government authorities that have not done enough or the citizens that do not understand on the existence of cyber-crime? This study will seek to understand why individuals fall prey of identity thieves and also to get to understand the relationship between the criminals themselves and their targets.
Moreover, I think technological advances, also, make infiltration harder. It is because organized crime group can gain any information they want with the use of the modern technologies such as internet. Internet in this era is a very powerful tool to search about people from their age, sex, address, family members, and even occupations, and this why I think Donnie Brasco with fail because if the organized group is not sure about him they can just use the internet or the power of technology to find out who he really