Wednesday, October 30, 2013

WHAT IS CYBERCRIME? A DEFINITION ESSAY


Crime has always been a problem for society but in the 21st century, there is a new type of crime which is spreading fast: cybercrime. It is no surprise that crimes involving computers and networks should have arisen parallel to the developments in computer science but what exactly is cybercrime? Do your research and write a definition essay on the topic
Familiarize yourself with the term:
Reading material to annotate:
1.       “Cybercrime” http://www.c-s-i.org/cyber-crime/
2.       “What is Cybercrime?” http://us.norton.com/cybercrime-definition
3.       “Cybercrime” http://www.techterms.com/definition/cybercrime
4.       “Computer Crime” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_crime
Videos to watch and make notes on:
1.       “Everyday cybercrime---and what you can do about it” By: James Lyne
2.       “Three types of online attack” By: Mikko Hyponnen http://www.ted.com/talks/mikko_hypponen_three_types_of_online_attack.html

3.       “What is cybercrime? Protect yourself from Phishing scams” http://blip.tv/PrivacyNowTVHD/what-is-cybercrime-protect-yourself-from-phishing-scams-privacy-now-tv-hd-4004359

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