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White Collar Crimes U S News World Report
1,567 wordsAs much as $ 40 billion are lost every year due to flourishing computer crimes. In 1993 alone, Internet, the world wide system of computer networks, was swindled out of approximately $ 2 billion, and about $ 50 million were stolen from various companies such as GTE Corp. , AT&T, Bell Atlantic and MCI (Meyer and Underwood 45). Ironically these same organizations have been collaborating with software manufacturers for an expanded software production (Cook 53). Multinational corporations and intern...
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Millions Of Dollars Crimes Committed
1,350 wordsNew times bring new crimes. It's a story as old as humanity and as new as the Internet. First comes cars, then car thieves follow. Telephones are followed by telephone fraud. Now we " ve got computers... To make home, school, and office life easier, society relies on computers. As a result of this dependency, computer use grows everyday. Along with the growing use of computers comes widespread computer crime. With the Internet becoming increasingly popular, more and more people are becoming comp...
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Computer Criminals Computer Crime
1,206 words... ce of getting caught. Money is the root of a lot of crimes, for instance, embezzlement is the act of stealing money that is entrusted to you (1), or stealing from somebody that you work for. Banks are one of the best places to steal money from because, obviously, thats where a large portion of money can be found. A great deal of the money that a bank oversees is not physical cash; it is numbers in computers. Many different and ingenious ways have been developed by computer criminals to embez...
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Kevin Mitnick Material Wealth
1,971 wordsOver the years, to this date, the media has distorted the definition of a hacker. It has been morphed and demonized to someone who terrorizes cyberspace. However, the true hacker is someone who seeks knowledge and information. When hackers hack into systems or networks, it is to explore an operating system that is foreign to them. The younger generations have bred a new philosophy of hacking. Wannabe hackers who do not deserve the title hacker use simple utilities available over the Internet to ...
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Computer Crimes Legal System
894 wordsComputer technology has brought us into an era that is no longer run by man but instead is dependent on computers due to their incredible capabilities. Mankind has progressed further in the last fifty years than any other period of history. This reason is due to the introduction of computers. Everyone's daily activities are affected, in some way or the other by computers. With the computer things that were impossible have now been easily accomplished. The computer allows us to store large volume...
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Lack Of Respect Severe Punishment
618 wordsCrimes in cyberspace however fantastic they were became a natural thing today. Many people spend in cyberspace more time than in reality, in other words they live in virtual world. And as well as real one the cyberspace is liable to different types of crimes. The article I want to review deals with the computer crime. In the light of recent events and increase of computer crimes the topic is more than relevant. In what ways this article can be useful? First of all, as it is known ignorance canno...
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Muscular Dystrophy Vacuum Tubes
1,344 wordsThere are a number of people who would consider the technological and computer revolutions to be the greatest achievements of our time. But, will the near future for computers have continued impact on society? Society has marvelled at the current functions of computers from managing business accounts to connecting to the other side of the world with the Internet. The revolution was not always seen this way. Society felt that the quick change to a touch-button lifestyle might cause such pessimist...
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Public And Private Computer Security
897 wordsFirst, we have to understand these type of computer crimes such as below because they will let us know the computer crimes often happen in our lives. 1. unauthorized use, access, modification, copying, and destruction of software or data (Bill Smith, the computer consultant, was convicted under recently enacted statutes covering this category of crimes); 2. theft of money by altering computer records or theft of computer time; 3. theft or destruction of hardware; 4. use or conspiracy to use comp...
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Wall Street Journal Credit Card Fraud
2,160 wordsJones Telecommunications 03 Crime on the Internet Overview If cyberspace is a type of community, a giant neighborhood made up of networked computer users around the world, then it seems natural that many elements of a traditional society can be found taking shape as bits and bytes. With electronic commerce comes electronic merchants, plugged-in educators provide networked education, and doctors meet with patients in offices on-line. It should come as no surprise that there are also cyber crim...
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Computer Crime Computer Criminals
2,399 wordsWhite-collar crime, specifically computer crime, is becoming more popular as computers become more readily available. Crimes using computers and crimes against computers are usually committed without fear of being caught, due to the detachment of the offender from the victim. Computer crime is defined as, Criminal activity directly related to the use of computers, specifically illegal trespass into the computer system or database of another, manipulation or theft of stored or on-line data, or sa...
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White Collar Crime Collar Crimes
1,171 wordsIn today? s society our most valuable commodity is not grain, steel or even technology; it is information. Because of computer networks, just about everyone can now access an astounding range of information. The Internet is international, even though 80 percent of the Internet use occurs in the United States, and a staggering amount of information on every subject imaginable is available for free. Because so many people now have access, computer crimes have become more frequent. Everyone with a ...
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Computer Related Computer Crimes
1,021 wordsOver the past month you could not pick up a newspaper without finding an article about the recent Denial of Service (DOS) attacks on E-commerce sites over the Internet. This increase in Internet security problems and crimes, is paving the way for tougher legislation in regards to monitoring and tracking computer hackers. We the people should ask ourselves how far we should allow the federal government to go to catch online criminals. Legislation passed to address computer crimes should be carefu...
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Trojan Horses Kevin Mitnick
3,444 wordsby Pc Perps PC Perps by David Stone PC Perps Near the end of the Vietnam War, two college students break into a bank computer using the college+s computer and transfer $ 25, 000 from the Grand Old Party National Committee+s account into the Black Panthers+. One of the students is caught, arrested and prosecuted the other gets away (Sneakers). In 1983, a high school student uses his home computer to try and steal some gaming software from a California vendor+s mainframe and ends up in the Pentago...
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Credit Card Numbers Directly Or Indirectly
3,444 wordsComputer Crime Computer crimes need to be prevented and halted thought increased computer network security measures as well as tougher laws and enforcement of those laws in cyberspace: Computer crime is generally defined as any crime accomplished through special knowledge of computer technology. All that is required is a personal computer, a modem, and a phone line. Increasing instances of white-collar crime involve computers as more businesses automate and information becomes an important asset...
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National Institute Of Justice Lack Of Education
1,501 wordsEthics in the Age of Information- The information age is the age we live in today, and with the information age comes an age of ethics. When we deal with the new technologies introduced every day, we need to decide what we must consider ethical and unethical. We must consider all factors so that the use of the information readily available to many persons is not abused. Information technology will be the most fundamental area of ethical concern for business in the next decade (Houston 2). The mo...
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