Cybercrime refers to any and all illegal activities carried out using technology.

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Cybercrimes are criminal offenses committed via the Internet or otherwise aided by various forms of computer technology, such as the use of online social networks to bully others or sending sexually explicit digital photos with a smart phone.

Types of Cybercrimes:

  • accessing a computer and obtaining information (1) in a financial record of a financial institution or a credit card issuer, (2) from any department or agency of the United States, or (3) from any protected computer including one used exclusively by a financial institution or United States government, or one which affects interstate or foreign commerce even if located outside of the United States
  • obtaining national security information
  • trespassing in a government computer
  • accessing a computer to defraud and obtain value
  • intentionally damaging by knowing transmission of code or a program such as a computer virus
  • recklessly damaging a protected computer by intentional access
  • negligently causing damage and loss to a protected computer by intentional access
  • trafficking in passwords if the passwords affect commerce or a computer used by the United States government
  • extortion involving computers
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