The history of mankind has seen a number of changes, inventions, eras, situations, wars, growth and many things but from the past few decades the world is at peace and only focused on growing. In this growing environment the role of computers is one of the biggest deals to look on. Computers are playing a vital role in the growth of the human society. May it be the medical field or the business markets computers are equally important for all sectors. Also computers helped the humans to create a network by which we can get connected to the other sides of the world.
Computers have rooted nearly into every once lifestyle. The business world it totally dependent upon the computers so is the same story with the banking, stock and financing sectors. With its qualities and capabilities it has become a part and parcel of every family. We all tend to keep our best of the memories such as photographs, videos, and important data in the computer due to its big storage capacity. We share all the personal data such as personal private photos, videos, confidential files and folders, banking information and many more with the help of computer and the network which is created by it i.e. the Internet.
Shopping, marketing, banking, surveillance, security, working, stocks, and transactions nearly everything is done with the help of computers; so in other words we can say that all the personal information about any individual is put on the internet. This information is stored in specific packets in the internet and only you can get access to it but there are persons who are over qualified in the field of computer, they have mastered their computer skills. These are the hackers who are well known of even the minute facts of the computer and internet. A majority of the hackers work in the benefit of the society by serving their services to the companies and governmental bodies.
But what happens to the once who are equally skilled but still missing for the crowd, those are the once who land up doing cyber crimes. Yes cyber crime is one of the greatest threats that the mankind is now open to. Cyber crime ruins the life of the people, these hackers can easily access your data from the network by hacking into your computer under your nose and at the end of the day leave you empty handed. These cyber crimes are very dangerous for anyone who gets targeted.
With the adding number of people using computers and internet, there is also addition of the information of every single user which is targeted by the hackers. Cyber world is now more prone to crimes as the safety of the data is becoming less as the growing skills of the cyber hackers. The cyber crimes victims should be not left freely but with the help of the ethical hackers and the sources the government should not neglect and take strict measures against the persons doing cyber crimes.
We all love to use the Social Networking sites in our day to day lives. We all are so connected to the social networking world that most of the time when we use our smart phone we found ourselves working on the social networking sites. These sites let us to stay connected to our friends, families and all the persons who are known to us. People share photos, videos, messages and many more things over these social networking sites. One of the addictions which people generate by using these sites is photography in simpler words ‘Selfie Clicking’.
Everyone is so occupied in taking these self photo’s and posting them on these site that we never think that what happens if these photos are misused by someone. More over so of us also share personal and private pictures over the messages in the social networking sites. Busy in our social networking lives, the hackers who are sitting around the world awaits to take away these important and personal data with letting you to know about it. But why are the cyber hackers so interested in the social networking world, so let us see some of the reasons here:
Increasing Popularity of the Social Networking Sector.
It is an ideal place for taking up heavy data.
Increasing transactions by social media apps.
Heavy usage from smart phones.
Easy for the hackers to blow off all the targeted data.
Cyber crime over the social networking sites may lead to real life crimes, cases have come up where the hackers have managed to break in the accounts of people, and then take away all the personal data and at the end starts blackmailing them for money. These crimes are increasing by every single day and people are still unaware of this fact. It also happens because 70% of the people using these social networking sites are unaware of the full functioning of the sites which offers them security measures that they can take which resist any unknown person to access their personal data.
When a person secures his account he makes it a bit difficult for the hacker to get into your account but when a person is way away unknown from these safety features then the account gives an open invitation to the hackers to get in your account and take off all the targeted data from it.
More over these social media sites becomes more hazardous when these are linked up to a person’s official or business account, this link up of the account lets the cyber world hackers to hack those links and then to get access to those other official and business account which can have more important set of information’s such as banking details, other accounts, business data, official work, important files, personal data, etc. So one should use the social networking site but also set up some security measures which will resist those hackers to get in your account and cause damage or steal informative data from it.…
With the growing population and the growing ratio of computer and internet there has been a gradual increase in the ratio of Cyber Crimes. Cyber Crimes are the crime made or done with the help of Internet Network and Computers. The internet is making the world small to live in, as one person is connected to the other person who is somewhere in the opposite side of the world. The knowledge shared over these mediums is uncountable. The internet shares an endless amount of data which is made by compilation of all the data that every single user of the internet has saved on it.
Many of the governmental bodies are continuously working day and night to stop the cyber crimes which is happing around the globe, but even after repeated measures taken by these sectors we are not safe from these crimes. More over in some of the extreme cases where the hacker does the damage, we are not able to find even a single clue or information that who has done it. The hackers are the experts of the computer and internet networking world, for them to get into any system is just like playing games with your computer. They can easily get in the targeted system and we generally make it easier for them by not putting any of the security measures to save our personal data and information, this protection software’s or measures works as a blockage gate for the hackers which resist the hackers to get into your computers.
The cyber crime is done in many ways and with different motives. So let us see some of the different types of cyber crimes with different motives.
Types of Cyber Crime:
Hacking done for the right cause under the guidance of right organizations is known as Ethical Hacking or in other words we can say it is a preventive hacking which sets some restrictive parameters for the hackers to get into your systems head and blow it off. So hacking is done to get hold of someone else’s computer and then to misuse the information taken from it.
Cyber stealing is a process in which the hacker takes the remote access of your computer and then eventually he steals off the required personal information which can be used to blackmail or to supply that personal information to someone else. More over this crime is done when any one steals music, video, or encrypted formats even when they are under the Copy Right Segment. It in turn is also known as illegal download of the matter and is punishable around the whole world.
The Financial Washout is one of the most common cyber crimes which the hackers do to steal the banking in formations of the person and then to use the banking information to clear out the bank accounts, these crimes costs the targeted people much as they are left with nothing in their bank accounts and more over there are no clues or evidence of the person who did it.