Crime committed using a computer and the internet tosteal a person’s identity or illegal imports or maliciousprograms.
When Computer Is used:-As a Target: using a computer to attack other computers.As a weapon: using a computer to commit real world crimes.
HACKING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACK VIRUS DISSEMINITION COMPUTER VANDALISM CYBER TERRORISM SOFTWARE PIRACY
Hacking in simple termsmeans an illegal intrusioninto a computer systemand/or network. It is alsoknown as CRACKING.Government websites arethe hot targets of thehackers due to the presscoverage, it receives.Hackers enjoy the mediacoverage..
The Internet is being highly used by its abusers to reachand abuse children sexually, worldwide. As more homeshave access to internet, more children would be usingthe internet and more are the chances of falling victim tothe aggression of pedophiles.
This is an act by the cyber criminal to make any host network unavailable for the guests. These attacks are mostly done by group of people.
Malicious software that attaches itself to other software and destroys the data. (virus, worms, Trojan Horse, web jacking, e-mail bombing etc.)
Damaging or destroying data rather than stealing ormisusing them is called cyber vandalism. Transmittingvirus: These are programs that attach themselves to a fileand then circulates the data or sometimes destroys it.
Terrorist attacks on the Internet is by distributed denial ofservice attacks, hate websites and hate emails, attackson sensitive computer networks, etc. Technology savvyterrorists are using 512-bit encryption, which isimpossible to decrypt.
Theft of software through the illegal copying of genuineprograms or the counterfeiting and distribution ofproducts intended to pass for the original.
Internet security is a branch of computer security specifically related to the Internet. Its objective is to establish rules and measure to use against attacks over the Internet.
Use antivirus software’s insert firewalls uninstall unnecessary software maintain backup check security settings Stay anonymous - choose a genderless screen name Never give your full name or address to strangers
Learn ‘etiquettes - follow it and expect it from others Dont respond to harassing or negative messages Get out of uncomfortable or hostile situations quickly Save offending messages Learn more about Internet privacy
The cyber security will defend us from critical attacks. It helps us to browse the safe website. Internet security process all the incoming and outgoing data on our computer. security will defend from hacks and viruses.