Essay on The Natives

1233 Words Feb 25th, 2013 5 Pages
Statement of Problems
These study intents to find out how aware are the SEA students regarding cybercrimes. It also aimed to answer the following questions:
1. What is the profile of each respondent regarding their awareness?
2. What influences them to such an act of crime?
3. How can they be protected from any forms of cybercrimes?
4. How can these cybercrimes be prevented?
Significance of Study
The researchers believes that students, particularly in the School of Engineering and Architecture will be benefited from the findings of this study since the study provides basis for awareness and better understanding regarding cybercrimes. Likewise, gives them a focused and clear perspective that such acts of crimes if they get involved
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Computer crime: refers to any crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target.
Net crime: refers to criminal exploitation of the Internet.
Cybercrimes: defined as: "Offences that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to intentionally harm the reputation of the victim or cause physical or mental harm to the victim directly or indirectly, using modern telecommunication networks such as Internet (Chat rooms, emails, notice boards and groups) and mobile phones (SMS/MMS)".
Data Interception: Interception of data in transmission.
Data Modification: Alteration, destruction, or erasing of data.
Data Theft: Taking or copying data, regardless of whether it is protected by other laws, e.g., copyright, privacy, etc.
Network Interference: Impeding or preventing access for others. The most common example of this action is instigating a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack, flooding Web sites or Internet Service Providers. DDOS attacks are often launched from numerous computers that have been hacked to obey commands of the perpetrator.
Network Sabotage: Modification or destruction of a network or

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