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Topics: Cyber crime
17-2-2022
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Cybercrime is a form of criminal activity that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used to commit the crime, or it may have been used to facilitate or support the crime. Cybercrime is usually done with the intent of stealing money, goods, services, or identities.

As technology advances, so does cyber crime. Cyber crime is very common nowadays and it can have serious consequences for the victims. Some of the most common types of cybercrime are online fraud, identity theft, and hacking. It can be anything from stealing someone's identity to hacking into a company's computer system.

Cyber crime is a big problem these days. Hackers can break into your computer and steal your data, or they can hijack your devices to use them in criminal activities. There are also ransomware attacks, where hackers seize control of your computer and demand a ransom payment to release it.

Cybercrime is becoming increasingly common, and it can have devastating consequences for businesses and individuals. The number of cybercrime victims is increasing every year and it is a major threat to national security.

Cybercriminals are becoming more rampant nowadays

There are a number of reasons for this. First, the number of devices that are connected to the internet is constantly increasing. In addition, the number of ways that criminals can exploit these devices is also increasing.

Another reason for the growth of cybercrime is the fact that it is becoming increasingly easy for criminals to do this. They can now buy tools that allow them to carry out attacks easily and cheaply.

Also, the lack of awareness about cybercrime among people is also a major factor. Many people do not understand the dangers of cybercrime, and this makes them vulnerable to attacks.

We need to do more to fight cybercrime. We need to increase awareness about the dangers, and we need to make it easier for people to protect themselves.

Cyber crime is a problem that has affected many people in one way or another. My uncle was a victim of cybercrime, and it was a very traumatizing experience for him. He had his identity stolen, and it was a nightmare trying to get it fixed. He ended up losing a lot of money, and it was a very stressful experience. Unfortunately, many people suffer in silence because they are ashamed or embarrassed.

Cyber criminals are very clever and they can steal your money or your personal information very easily. You need to be very careful when you are using the internet. Make sure that you have a good antivirus program and a firewall. You should also never give out your personal information to anyone online.

If you're worried about the security of your devices and data, you need to take steps to protect yourself. Here are some tips:

1. Install anti-virus software and keep it up to date.

2. Make sure your computer is password-protected.

3. Don't open attachments or click on links in emails from people you don't know. (Mobile/PC)

4. Don't store sensitive data on your computer.

5. Back up your data regularly.

6. Use a secure WiFi network.

7. Install updates for your software and operating system as soon as they're released.

8. Be careful when using public WiFi networks.

Closing thought;

Many people believe that cyber crime is only committed by hackers, but this is not the case. Anyone can become a victim of cyber crime, regardless of their age, occupation or location.

Cyber crime can have a serious impact on both individuals and businesses. Cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated, and they're targeting every individual, they do not care whether one is rich or not.

Victims may lose money, have their personal information stolen, or experience other financial losses.

The best way to protect yourself against cyber crime is to be aware of the risks and take precautions.

Beware of cyber-criminals.

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Interestingly, sometimes cyber criminals use software updates to gain access to one's computer

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4 months ago

This has made people take their lives by their own hands. Infact, many notable personality in the society have had their share in it, but kept silent.

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4 months ago

The world is now full of scammers both online and offline, we need to be very smart and careful these days. Someone you trust, that you even call a friend can easily get into cybercrime, so it is advisable to keep our data to ourselves. Most of the platforms online and banks are also advised not to share our passwor- ds with anyone even if it is from their service, that they will never ask for it. Cybercrime is mostly caused by unemployment or some other reasons. I think you should have given the reason why people engage in cybercrime. Not that I support it. Just wanna explore more with you

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4 months ago

This Case is becoming alarming as the day goes by, as people are devicing means to get data's protected, so are the internet fraudsters using improving their tricks everyday. It baffles me when they hack celebrity's social media accounts, upon all the paid security measures

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4 months ago

I am a victim, though its just about $4 that I lost though I considered it as a hungry scammer lol.... It was also considered as the first and last time that I would be a victim

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4 months ago

We can fight cyber crime but I don't think it can be eradicated completely

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4 months ago

I was a victim Then it was hard earned money I loose fo fraudstars

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4 months ago

I am a victim of this cyplber crime. And ethere is no time I would ever forget the experience. But that was the first and last

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4 months ago

So sorry to hear that, but now I'm sure you can never fall a victim anymore as you've learnt

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4 months ago

Yeah. I have learnt. And it ready helped me a lot

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4 months ago

This cyber crime thing isn't a joke anymore, people involved have stepped up really well and are going away with people's wealth every minute. We all just have to be careful and vigilant.

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4 months ago

I just had an issue with this. Someone tried to scam me just now lol.

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4 months ago

Hope the person wasn't successful with the scam. I'm sure it wasn't successful. Thank God you are educated. The scammers are much out there. Only God can save us from them.

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4 months ago

This is the new order of the world and it made a lot of people go back to the slumps

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4 months ago

I strongly agree with you, it's so dangerous to trust now especially everything that's in the internet. So we need to be careful and be smart tp avoid cyber crime. Thankyou souch for this. ☺️

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