What Are Cybercrimes and How Do I Protect
Myself from Them
Cyber-crime has become one of the most common types of crimes these days and
the easiest to implement. Who among us has not heard in the various media about
the cyberattacks that government and private agencies are exposed to in several
countries, and how many cases of fraud, fraud, and extortion that many people have
fallen victim to because they lack the slightest means of protection Against cyber-
crime and how to deal with it, in case he falls victim to any of its forms.
They are crimes that target computers such as piracy and phishing, or they may use
them as a tool to commit them, such as crimes of child pornography.
Those who carry out cybercrimes are called hackers, who can access personal
information or confidential commercial data through the computer, and through the
Internet, they can carry out many harmful exploitative activities, in addition to using
computers for communications and storing stolen data and documents.
Types of cyber-crime
The cyber-crime that can be exposed at any time while using the Internet varies,
It is an attempt by some fraudulent parties to deceive people to obtain their personal
information, such as bank account numbers, passwords, and credit card numbers,
as they communicate with their victims via e-mail, text messages, phone calls, and
even through social media, pretending that they are one of the official parties that
deal with them, such as the bank or The phone company or even the Internet
provider, and they ask to provide them with personal data by filling out forms to win
prizes, for example, or they tell them that someone has used their accounts for illegal
actions and that they will provide them with assistance.
This is how criminals get your personal data and steal your bank accounts and more.
These activities occur exclusively while you are on the Internet, through the
emergence of fake ads stating that you have