What is Computer Related Crime?
The use of computer, the Internet and telecommunication
or information devices has brought us much convenience
in all kinds of our daily pursuits, from learning,
leisure, personal communication to conducting
business activities. However, at the same time,
the convenience of this virtual space has created
a great potential for abuse by criminals.
that there has been a significant increase in
criminal activities that are computer and Internet
based. In 1993 the Police handled just 4 cases
of computer crime, but by 2000 the figure had
risen to 368 cases. The problem has become a major
public concern and its nature is complex.
What is Computer?