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ITF412-DB4DJordan - Because of growth of the internet...

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Because of growth of the internet, entire industries move their operation and money in terms of functionality, onto the internet. A prolific growth in criminal activity conducted through virtual means is the lead cause. Although cybercrime is not new, the essentialness of the internet cause a necessitated change in understanding security, threats and risks. First cybercrimes started as an inside job, now its threat coming from outsider, and then autonomous attack aimed at computers to leverage the might of the masses (Alaganandam, Mittal, Singh, Fleizach, 2005). Nationally funded spies, small time pranksters have each their own goal and targets, in the multi- faceted window climate into nefarious activities. Botnets growth has the power to inflict great damage against potential victims (Alaganandam et al., 2005). Understanding and analyzing various aspects will give a greater grasp at protection and prevention. Cybercrime is manifested in some many forms: 1. Spam- This is not technically a crime, but the 2003 CAN-SPAM Act changed the
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