ITS36 CSU Digital Crime Discussion Questions

Option #2: Digital Crime

In the broadest sense, a digital crime is any illegal activity that uses a computer during its commission. Computer crime encompasses a wide range of activities from fraud and financial crimes, cyber terrorism, cyber extortion, to even cyber warfare. Conduct research on 5 different types of digital crime and real-world examples of each. For each real-world example:

  • Describe the crime that was committed.
  • How was a computer used in the crime?
  • Who were the victim(s) of the crime?
  • What was the effect or outcome of the criminal act (on the system/victim)?
  • How could the crime have been prevented?
  • Were the perpetrators identified or caught?
  • Was any action taken against the perpetrators, and if so, what?

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