Cyber crime encompasses any criminal act dealing with computers and networks (called hacking). Additionally, cyber crime also includes traditional crimes conducted through the Internet. For example; hate crimes, telemarketing and Internet fraud, identity theft, and credit card account thefts are considered to be cyber crimes when the illegal activities are committed through the use of a computer and the Internet.
- cyber forensics
computer forensics, is the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities. Cyber forensics also includes the act of making digital data suitable for inclusion into a criminal investigation. Today cyber forensics is a term used in conjunction with law […]
A slang term used to describe money that is made through online channels. For example, the money a person might earn through affiliate programs.
Slang term used to describe online harassment, which can be in the form of flames, comments made in chat rooms, the sending of offensive or cruel e-mail, or even harassing others by posting on blogs, Web pages or social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook or MySpace. Unlike physical bullying, cyberbullying can often be difficult […]
A slang term used to describe the emerging culture of those who are networked in cyberspace. It is a society of people who use computer networks for communication.
A person who works online, usually as a volunteer, answering users questions and providing assistance to a new user (newbie) in online chat rooms and Internet discussion forums.