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    What motivates a person to commit cyber crime?

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    1. Material or financial gain: steal ID information from cyber space, attack bank's IT system and steal money. In this regard, the motivation is the same as a thief steals.

    2. Glee, elation, and glory. Some peope do it because they can and this can make them feel good about something when society says you shouldn't feel good about it (reaction formation). Some people commit cyber crime because they think this is ...

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    Factors in cyber crime are highlighted.