What is the Cost of Cybercrime?
Cybercrime is one of the most harmful types in terms its economic costs to individuals and businesses. This reason alone suggests that students of A-level sociology studying the crime and deviance module should pay special attention to to this type of crime. What are the economic costs of cybercrime? A recent McAFee report estimated the…
What is Cybercrime?
Cybercrime refers to illegal activities carried out with a computer over a network such as the internet. Some of the most common types of cybercrime include: Identity and data theft internet fraud (online scams) hacking (unauthorised access to networks) Infecting devices with viruses Denial of Service attacks (DOS attacks) file sharing in breach of copyright…