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    Types of computer crimes & tracking down offenders addressed

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    Do you think computer crime is on the rise? If so, why? Identify three different computer crimes that you are aware of. What are some suggestions as to how to track down offenders of these crimes you've identified?

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    Computer crime is definitely on the rise. As the population that uses the internet grows, computer crimes grow. In addition, as technology advances, those with malicious intent are finding new ways to commit computer crimes and to target various segments of the population that are more vulnerable to computer crimes, such as children and the elderly, who may not be as knowledgeable regarding the protection of personal information and other related issues.

    1. Phishing
    2. Identity Fraud
    3. Auction Fraud

    Phishing has become an extreme problem on the internet in the past few years. This happens through a few different means, but typically begins with an email sent ...

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    Do you think computer crime is on the rise? If so, why? Identify three different computer crimes that you are aware of. What are some suggestions as to how to track down offenders of these crimes you've identified?

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