The following report is an insight into Cybercrime, discussing in short detail some of the different types of Cybercrime, the obstacles involved in preventing future criminal activities and the obstacles that are involved in combating illegalities that are occurring within the spectrum of the information technology with the use of computers.
Over the last fifteen years, the increase in technology and the use of computers in both the personal and business sector has increased remarkably. This increase has bought changes in all areas of society including such areas as banking, the stock exchange, air traffic control, telephones, electric power, health and education. These industries have not only improved but are now largely dependant on information technology for their operation. This rapid technology advance has well and truly ensured that the twenty first century is the information age.
"If cyberspace is a type of community, a giant neighbourhood made up of networked computer users around the world, then it seems natural that many elements of a traditional society can be found taking shape as bits and bytes. With electronic commerce comes electronic merchants, plugged-in educators provide online education,... Continue Reading