Safe Surfing

Cybercrime, Fraud, and Safe Downloads: Lesson 3

Other Computer Crimes

  • It is a crime to hack into someone’s computer without their permission.
  • It is a crime to commit an Internet fraud scheme to trick people out of their money or property.
  • It is a crime to damage systems, networks, databases, or components without permission.
  • Introducing viruses to computers or systems is a serious crime.
  • Disrupting people’s access to systems is a crime
  • How common is cyber crime? Read on.
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