Cyber Crime Essay

1451 Words Aug 5th, 2015 6 Pages
Crime is a common word that we always heard in this globalization era. Crimes refer to any violation of law or the commission of an act forbidden by law. Crime and criminality have been associated with man since long time ago. There are different strategies practices by different countries to contend with crime. It is depending on their extent and nature. It can be concluded that a nation with high index of crime cases cannot grow or develop well. This is because crime is the direct opposite of development. It can contribute to negative impact in term of social and economic development.
Cyber crime is a new type of crime that occurs in this Science and Technology years. There are a lot of definitions for cyber crime. According to
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Furthermore, they said, they cannot analyze the actual statistic because police, Bank Negara, Securities Commission and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have their own statistics and they have not been able to collate these statistics to see the clearer image about cyber crimes.

There are many factors that causes the statistic of cyber crime cannot be detected or analyzed. First, the aggressive development of today’s technology making this crime is very difficult to be detected. Second, law enforcement officials lack of necessary technical expertise to deal with criminal activity. Third, once criminal activity has been detected many businessmen are reluctant to lodge a report because they afraid of adverse publicity, embarrassment, loss of public confidence, investor loss, or economic repercussions. Due to these factors, the actual number of cyber crime cases and the statistic of cyber crime in our country cannot be recorded accurately.

There are three major categories of cyber crimes which are crimes against the person, property and the government. The first category of cyber crimes is cyber crime against person. Cyber crime against person is included harassment via email or cyber-stalking. Cyber Stalking means following the moves of an individual's activity over internet. It can be done with the help of many protocols available such at e-

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