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cyber crime.ppt

  1. 1. Cyber Crime
  2. 2. Impact of Information Technology • Development of IT has changed our – societies – commerce – lifestyle (communication, working, shopping)
  3. 3. Crimes relating to computers • Definitions – Computer crimes – Cyber Crimes – Electronic crimes • Problems – unreported – lack of training
  4. 4. Role of Computer in Crime • Computer as Target – Using a Computer to attack victim computers – Attacks on the confidentiality, integrity or availability of information or systems • Computer as Tool – Fraud – Gambling – Pornography – Piracy – Harassment
  5. 5. Role of Computer in Crime • Computer as Accomplice – Personal information (diaries, downloaded e- mails) – Contraband (porn) – Stolen Information (trade secrets, credit cards) – Key evidence unknown to suspect!!!
  6. 6. Cyber-criminals • Insider threats (employees) • Hackers (teenage thrill-seekers to sophisticated criminals) • Hactivists (overloads e-mail servers or hack web sites to send political message) • Virus writers • Criminal groups (attack systems & steal password for financial gain) • Sensitive intrusions (sensitive information is obtained via computer intrusions) • Information warfare (alternative to military attacks) • Terrorists (who have potential to disrupt government systems with computer attacks) • Cyber Warfare (attack by sovereigns --- Crime or Declaration of war)
  7. 7. • The computer is considered as one of the most important technological advances and back bone of the twentieth century. • But in turn, they have increased the using computers for unethical activities, privacy invasion and illegal purposes leading purposes leading to serious ethical issues. • Some of the issues arise due to the computer abuse are Hacking, cyber crime, computer virus, software piracy, cyber squatting and internet defamation
  8. 8. • Computer Ethics is the study of ethical issues that are associated primarily with computing machines and the computing profession • It is field of applied professional ethics dealing with ethical problems aggravated, transformed or created by computer technology. • Thus computer ethics is the analysis of the nature and social impact of computer technology and the corresponding formulation and justification policies for the ethical use of technology.
  9. 9. • Don’t use a computer to harm other people. • Don’t interfere with other people's computer work. • Don’t snoop around in other people's files. • Don’t use a computer to steal. • Don’t use a computer to bear false witness. • Don’t use or copy commercial software for which you have not paid. • Don’t use other people's computer resources without authorization. • Don’t appropriate other people's intellectual output. • Think about the social consequences of the program you write. • Use a computer in ways that show consideration and respect.
  10. 10. THANK YOU

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