cybercrime

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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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He pointed that the terrorist groups recruited dozens of young people through the internet according to reports of several research centers, saying that several African children became vulnerable to dangers of the cyber crimes such as pornography.
More than half of fraud and cyber crime victims suffered financial loss, the survey found.
The government will be publishing a draft cyber bill that will see various new offences being introduced with explicit penalties for individuals if found guilty of cyber crimes.
A ` 500- CRORE centre is expected to be set up by the government soon to deal with cyber crimes,which are increasing by 40 per cent annually.
A woman told to pay Dhs30,000 or have faked nude images of her posted online was among more than 900 victims of cyber crime tackled by police this year.
He said the cyber crimes included stealing, fraud, extortion and blackmail, impersonating others, stealing phone services and using them unlawfully, phishing for the purpose of fraud, hacking, libel and slander, security breaches, and violation of intellectual property rights.
RAP Commander emphasised the need for cooperation in all security fields and in fighting cyber crimes.
Every issue looks at a new aspect of cyber crime and offers practical solutions to tackle them effectively.
Commenting on a report of the New York Times about working of an IT company - Axact, the Minister said it was because of the shortcomings in the existing laws dealing with cyber crimes.
As criminals were racing to technologically outpace law enforcement, the international community must form legal barriers, including new global treaties, to end impunity, prosecute perpetrators and stop cyber crime and illicit financing on their tracks, it was told at a plenary debate on "New and emerging forms of transnational crime" at the 13th UN Congress for Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice yesterday.
Lt-Col Harmool said the Sharjah Police are intensifying efforts to develop their capabilities and technology to investigate cyber crimes.
Amman, Nov 4 (Petra) -- Eighty Jordanian experts from both public and private sector on Tuesday discussed risks of cyber crimes at a two-day forum, titled "Cyber Crimes - Challenges and Solutions", being held in Amman.
SIALKOT -- Speakers at a seminar on "Cyber Crimes and Preventive Measures" here Friday pointed out lack of technical expertise while dealing with cyber crimes.
MANAMA: A draft law on cyber crimes currently under consideration will help boost Bahrain's cyber security, a legal expert has said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Cyber Police (FATA) General Seyed Kamal Hadianfar asked for collective efforts by all the world states to prevent the spread of cyber crimes throughout the globe.