cybercrime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cybercrime crime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs
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Usage


In news:

State lawmakers have approved a trio of bills aimed at preventing cybercrimes .
A third bill increases penalties for various cybercrimes , such as identity theft.
HONOLULU (AP) — State lawmakers have approved a trio of bills aimed at preventing cybercrimes .
Cybercrime 's tentacles are reaching deeply into the Internet.
CISPA Effectively Addresses Threat of Cybercrime .
"Structurally, the economics of cybercrimes like spam and password-stealing are the same as those of fishing," they write.
Structurally, the economics of cybercrimes like spam and password-stealing are the same as those of fishing.
Microsoft said on Monday it and several partners had disrupted several cybercrime rings that used a notorious piece of malicious software called Zeus to steal.
Report Blasts China, Russia For Cybercrime .
Report blasts China, Russia for cybercrime .
(The top three cybercrimes , according to the study, are viruses or malware, online credit card fraud, and phishing — or e-mail scams.
Men are more at risk than women, Malani said, because the adult sites they frequent are more susceptible to cybercrimes .
An FBI agent works the cybercrime beat in this Tribune file photo.
Cybercrime has the potential to affect everyone who uses a computer, cell phone or other electronic communication device.
The international cybercrime ring known as ZeuS or ZBOT has created a variant of its bank information-stealing malware for Android mobile operating systems.
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In science:

Just a 10% reduction through the mitigation of conflict levels and risks would save $150 billion per year. • Cybercrime is now causing an annual damage of 750 billion EUR in Europe alone, and cyberwar has become a worldwide concern.
FuturICT
Williams P (2001) Organized crime and cybercrime: synergies, trends and responses.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
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