According to Dictionary.com the definition of the Internet is, “A vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide (usually preceded by the). The Internet includes commercial, educational, governmental, and other networks, all of which use the same set of communications protocols.” The Internet has rapidly taken over, not only the United States, but also in numerous other countries across the ocean. “There was an estimate of 3.5 billion
Many forms of spyware, however, are more malicious and can have serious effects on users and businesses. Key logging spyware, for example, transmits to the author of the spyware a log of every keystroke entered on that computer. The author can then sift through this data to find valuable information, such as credit card numbers, security codes and confidential information, from that user or their business. Other types of spyware search through the data stored on the host computer for particular types of file, which are likely to contain confidential or personal information, such as Word documents or images, and transmit them to the spyware
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
Cyber security is gaining tremendous attention nowadays due to the increasing use of internet, computers by the media and various public and private institutions. They recognize the terrible impacts with the cyber attacks. At present, cyber attacks has resulted in computer based criminal activities which are generating worldwide threat, destruction and disruption. There is no cross border for cyber activities and the increase in the use of internet by the world wide users and lack of international cyber legal regime resulting the increase of the international cyber attacks. Cyber security involves preventative methods which are used to protect information from being stolen or attacked.
Phishing is the term used to describe massive e-mails that trick recipients into revealing their personal or company confidential information, such as social security and financial account numbers, account passwords and other identity or security information. These e-mails request the user’s personal information as a client of a legitimate entity with a link to a website that
Therefore, the Internet control a part in joining developments between countries, also it has modernized communication which brought the world together and it has done so with the ease of a simple click. As mentioned by Jaffe ( 2010 ), 1.5 billion Internet users around the world today, the Internet has become
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.
A Cyber crime was classified into majorly three types. Cyber crimes against individual, cyber crime against the all forms of the property, cyber crime against the society. Cyber crime is a generic term that refers to all criminal activities done using the medium of communication devices computers, mobiles phones, tablets, etc., the internet, cyberspace and the World Wide Web. The cyber crime is the crime, which occurs in the cyber space. In cyber crime computer is used as a tool, a target, as incidental and as associate.
INTERNET • INTERNET : MEANING AND EVOLUTION Internet, a word known by every human across the world. Internet can be defined as a connected group of computer networks allowing for communication electronically the Internet was released to the world in 1972. The Internet, the largest global communication. A network connecting millions of computers It is a great help for everybody as it has reduced the work as well as stress of people. We can connect globally with people all around the world with the help of internet.
And we use the internet to find out information about our school or our job. And now it has become mobile as we use hand-held devices to access everything, anytime, anywhere we go. With all the time we spend on the internet, some of us may fail to realize that the Internet and the World Wide Web are not the same. The World Wide Web is utilized for sharing information. It represents a method of accessing content through the Internet.