In the broadest sense, a digital crime is any illegal activity that uses a computer during its commission. Computer crime encompasses a wide range of activities from fraud and financial crimes, cyber terrorism, cyber extortion, to even cyber warfare. Conduct research on 5 different types of digital crime and real-world examples of each. For each real-world example:
Describe the crime that was committed.
How was a computer used in the crime?
Who were the victim(s) of the crime?
What was the effect or outcome of the criminal act (on the system/victim)?
How could the crime have been prevented?
Were the perpetrators identified or caught?
Was any action taken against the perpetrators, and if so, what?
Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements:
Paper length: 8-10 pages
Include at least five scholarly references in addition to the course textbook.
The 5 Crimes to be written about are :
1. Ransomware : NotPetya’s
2. Identity Theft : Marriott/Starwood: 500 million guests in 2018
3. Hacking : Teen hacks NASA and US Defense Department
4. DDOS : Mafiaboy
5. Computer Virus : The Morris Worm