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The Growth of Cybercrime

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  • Submitted: 25/11/2010
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AS and A Level Information Systems and Communication

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The Growth of cybercrime

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How society can deal with it?

In this essay I am going to be talking about cybercrime and as technology develops and grows, the amount of threats from cybercrime grows along with it. The average household has around 2-4 laptops or computers, this is due to the increased usage of ICT in modern society. However the increase in usage of laptops and computers come with great threats to people's personal information which could lead to very serious issues such as identity theft and fraud. I will be giving examples of real life experiences with cybercrime, what can happen if you are a victim and how you can avoid being a victim.

There are many different factors that can affect the growth of cybercrime such as, how much the person knows about computers and how to safely use them, what websites are safe to enter personal details into, what websites are fake and much more. Therefore with there being so many factors, lots of training and practice is required to prevent you from becoming a victim of cybercrime.

In one case of cybercrime on social networking sites, Bryan

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