Phishing is a new problem which can be spread through email, social media, and private messages. “In the last two years, Internet users have seen the rapid expansion of scourge on the internet: phishing, the practice of directing users to fraudulent websites” (Dhamija et al., 2006, p. 581). Other internet driven crimes include accessing bank information through the use of hacking on personal sites, in which someone is able to recover this along with other information. This is becoming a more serious problem to the populations of places such as Canada. Claudiu Popa states that “7.3 million people fell victim to cybercrime last year and at 20,000 new victims each day (14 per minute), that’s eventually adds up to some significant losses” (Popa, 2011).
Demand for digital forensic services has shown a tremendous growth over the past few years. Criminals use computers to facilitate their criminal intentions. Their activities, plans, or even information related to their crime may be stored in a computer. In a criminal proceeding, it is necessary to prove that the computer is associated with the accused. This is when an expert is needed to set his expertise in the area and provide an explanation to the court.
CYBER-CRIME MORE LUCRATIVE THAN DRUG TRAFFICKING By: MUHAMMAD AZIEM BIN MUHAMAD SABERI Abstract: The cyber-crime is very popular nowadays because of the technology. Technology nowadays very expert to do any kind of crimes. The technology was expend is very good and can help the people in compliment the work but for those that use the technology with wrong ways. It can become more people invited to be a victims from that kind of crimes. The crimes can make any ways such as in email, via phone and so on to trap the victims.
Crimes have been all around us, ranging from big to small, but not as serious as this one; especially that it became more extreme after the rise of technologies. Technologies, around the world, have worked and still do in making everyone’s life more efficient; also, it made life easier for human traffickers to gain what they want and justice systems to catch them red-handed. Human traffickers have used the Internet to broaden their fishing pool. It gave them
Recent reports have found that such incidents have been increasing in number and so are the victims and losses. It is no doubt that the technology has the lives but on the other hand it is being used to take undue advantage. So one of such undue advantage we are going to discuss here is Cyber Frauds. Let’s have a view over the terms “Cyber” as well as “Frauds”. • Cyber - Cyber means something that is relating to or characteristic of computers, Information technology, and virtual reality.
Besides, we can see from year to year the statistic of this crime is rapidly increased. So what is the cyber crime actually? Cyber crime is any illegal activity that uses a computer as its primary means of commission. The example of cyber crime are hacking, cyber bullying, theft, cyber stalking, phishing, identity theft, malicious software, child soliciting and abuse. This cyber crime start popular when
New technologies, particularly computer and telematics, have an important place in economic life, and the amount of transactions and exchanges conducted via the internet is dramatically increasing. Cybercrimes are crimes related to the computer or any similar device, to seize the information of the person, organization, or any company. Cybercrime is also called computer crimes, as they are called to increase the illegal target such as identity theft and fraud. Cybercrimes are criminal activities, where the wannacry virus is considered as famous cybercrime which had hit NHS. We can prevent Oman from such virus by taking different safety measures.
The terrorists can make best use of the cyber technology in fulfilling their aims and goals. The problem is in the implementation of laws of cyber crime. The technology is advancing and with that, the cyber terror crime is increasing but the laws are moving with the same speed. There is a need to update the legislations by the experts and the agencies. They should make that kind of laws that may be able to cope up with the problem of cyber terrorism.
Interconnectivity, distributed computing, and immediate rate of transmission are among the most powerful features of the Internet. Ironically, these attributes are also jeopardizing its long-term security. Hackers are using these specific characteristics to abuse the networks of hosts that exhibit little to no security. Common internet attacks methods are broken down into categories. Some attacks gain system knowledge or personal information, such as phishing.
Online shopping in Malaysia is a new technology breakthrough since it has just begun to assault the Malaysia retailing sector with online shopping services (Haque et al., 2006). In order to prevent cybercrime, understand tips for shopping online is important to reduce the number of victims of cybercrime through the purchase online. According to Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Datuk Syed Ismail Syed Azizan said the police recorded the cyber-crimes have caused losses of RM21.8 million from January to September this year. Most of the losses were happen through online purchases (RM14.5 million), followed by SMS or phone call (RM3.4 million), hacking (RM3.3 million) and Internet banking and phone banking (RM 590,000),