Computer crime, or cybercrime, is any crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Dr. Debarati Halder and Dr. K. Jaishankar (2011) define Cybercrimes as: "Offences that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to intentionally harm the reputation of the victim or cause physical or mental harm, or loss, to the victim directly or indirectly, using modern telecommunication networks such as Internet (Chat rooms, emails, notice boards and groups) and mobile phones (SMS/MMS)". Such crimes may threaten a nation’s security and financial health.
Posts about Cybercrime
  • Whistleblower News Review

    … and investment firm employees. Failure to report weak cybersecurity systems and cyberhacks continue to pose a problem for U.S. banks, and whistleblowers are in prime position to collect big cash awards for their inside knowledge. Cybercrime Estimated To Cost Global Economy over $500 Billion Annually McAfee estimates the annual cost of cybercrime…

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  • Cyberhacking I Cybersecurity Whistleblower Awards

    … on banks. Earlier hacks were almost always aimed at individual bank customers but as organized crime and foreign banks become more involved in cybercrime, the banks themselves are becoming the targets. In February 2016, sophisticated hackers attempted to steal $951 million from the Bangladesh Bank. While some may think this has nothing to do…

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