CYBER CRIME AND TECHNOLOGY MISUSE: OVERVIEW, IMPACTS AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Abstract

The harm arising from cybercrime and technology misuse in our society is on the increase and is rapidly claiming attentions both nationally and internationally. The consequence of a single successful cyber attack can have far-reaching implications which may involve huge financial losses, theft of intellectual property, loss of confidence and trust between sellers and customer which eventually affects the economy of a nation. The purpose of this study is to explore the overall view of what cybercrime connotes and the various means through which they manifest in our society. The paper also analyzed the impacts of these crimes and proposed mitigating measures on how it can be alleviated to the barest level if not utterly eradicated from our society.

Keywords: Computer, Crime, Cyber Crime, Technology Misuse

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 10-20 (Download PDF)

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