Effect Of Computer Virus

Effect Of Computer Virus

Effect Of Computer Virus

Cyber crime involves the attempt to disrupt the actual working of internet which ranges from spam, hacking virus warm attack and denial of service attacks against specific sites.

This is also an act cyber terrorism as it cause public disturbances and even death. Cybercrime focus on the use of internet by non state actors to affect a nations economic and technological infrastructure.

The awareness of people on the cyber terrorism has grown dramatically especially after the September 11 attack of 2001.

Types of Cyber Crime.

. Hacking

. Spam

. Computer Virus

Hacking is a computer related crimes that attempt to weak havoc on the very workings of the machines that make up the network.

The term hacking predates computers and first recorded instance of it’s use in connection with computer code seems to have been in a 1963.

Spam is an unsolicited advertisement for products and services, which experts estimate to comprise roughly 50 percent of the e-mail circulating on the internet.

Spam is a crime against all users of the internet since it wastes both the storage and network capacities of ISPs, as well as often simply being offensive.

Computer Virus: the deliberate of damaging computer viruses is yet another type of Cybercrime.

In fact, this was the crime of choice of the first person to be convicted in the United States under the the computer fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.

 

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