e-Crime is an umbrella term for a variety of criminal offences that may occur when a computer is used as the tool or source of a crime.
Some people spread malware (malicious software) with the intention of simply causing a nuisance to users by infiltrating their computer with viruses.
Others, however, may try to gain access to your PC for their own ends. For example, criminals may pose as a legitimate website then use a ‘phishing’ technique to steal your credit card details, or to obtain cash for goods you’ll never receive.
Theft, fraud, forgery and blackmail are all examples of crimes that can take place on the web, and due to its nature hackers may strike from thousands of miles away.
Taking some simple precautions will go a long way in protecting your PC:
If you suspect that you or someone you know has been a victim of e-Crime please contact police headquarters.
For more 'Online Safety Advice' on a whole range of areas including Securing Your Computer, Passwords Advice and Safer Online Banking & Shopping, visit the Cyber Street Wise website.
ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents and teachers through schools and organization’s across the UK. Visit their website for lots of useful information about online safety.
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