Computer Crimes: Factors of Cybercriminal Activities

Okechukwu Wori

Abstract


Cybercrime has increased exponentially in conjunction with the introduction and widespread use of electronic medium. This is not just confined to one area, but rather is occurring worldwide. Some progress has been made to counter this type of crime, but criminal legislation which crosses international borders is severely lagging behind. Some sort of public policy must be adopted, according to individuals, educational institutions, organizations and corporations who are interested in combating this wave of crime.


Keywords


Cybercrime; Profiling; Cyberthieves; Malicious Code; Attacks

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