CONSEQUENCES OF CYBERCRIME
AND INTERNET SECURITY
Computer and internet crimes have several consequences,
especially when the victim does not know what happened or
when they were attacked. But internet security software
prevents us from everything that leak our data and privacy. In
this article you will understand what are the consequences of
What are the consequences of cybercrime?
What is a cybercrime?
Computer crime, or cybercrime is any unlawful action that is
carried out in the digital environment, digital space or the
What are the main cybercrimes?
The Computer Scam (On the Internet)
Scam is a cybercrime committed through phishing or identity
theft. Criminals use spam and computer knowledge, using
fake websites, software and other techniques, to deceive
people (victims) in order to fraudulently obtain their passwords
or personal keys and thus access confidential information.
The clearest example of the above is access to credit card or
bank account data in order to commit the crime of fraud or
even in order to sell this information. It is also given to obtain
social network keys (widely used in crimes in couples or with
problems in relationships).
Child pornography is another of the most common computer
crimes in this type of crime and with more devastating
It is worth mentioning some of the crimes against minors that
affect their honor, privacy and self-image: sexting and
The sexting: It consists of sending images or text messages
with sexual content to others via mobile phones. Although in
itself this act is not illegal, when it involves minors or when the
adult does not consent to this activity, it constitutes a criminal
The harassment or stalking: It occurs when there is
constant harassment of a person who monitors, chases, and
contact each other through electronic means severely altering
the development of the daily life of the child and limiting their
freedom to act.
The most common pract