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cybercrime

noun a criminal offense on the Web, a criminal offense regarding the Internet, a violation of law on the Internet, an illegality committed with regard to the Internet, breach of law on the Internet, computer crime, connravention through the Web, corruption regarding Internet, criminal activity on the Internet, disrupting operations through malevolent programs on the Internet, eleccric crime, Internet crime, sale of contraband on the Internet, stalking victims on the Internet, theft of identify on the Internet
Associated concepts: copyright theft through cybercrime, cyber laws, hacking, privacy
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In the open forum on the cybersecuirty forum, Assistant Secretary Alan Cabanlong of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) urged the telecommunications and banking industries to adopt stronger security measures because these two sectors are the most attractive to cybercriminals.
Globally, there were 430 million new malware variants discovered in 2015, a 36 percent increase from the previous year, proving that professional cybercriminals are leveraging their vast resources in attempt to overwhelm defenses and enter corporate networks.
Whatever method cybercriminals use when trying to penetrate a corporate network, they will have to confront these technologies.
The overall results provide strong evidence for the structure of cybercrimes in the context of the developing world, the existence of cybercrime laws, the nature of activities of cybercriminals, and the public's lack of education to recognize cybercrime.
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The list comprises 2010's most buzzed about platforms and services, including Google's Android, Apple's iPhone, foursquare, Google TV and the Mac OS X platform, which are all expected to become major targets for cybercriminals.
The first six months of 2017 have seen an evolution of ransomware producing more viral variants unleashed by potential state-sponsored actors and cybercriminals.
Then, in October 2014, Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team revealed the Tyupkin malware cybercriminal attacks targeting multiple ATMs around the world.
Cybercriminals gain their attention towards a technology when it has a larger footprint like Microsoft on PC, Android on Phone and Adobe in applications or when the systems is highly critical which could bring a financial gain or a production loss.
Bypassing traditional defenses was raised to an art form by cybercriminals in 2013," said Charles Renert, vice president of security research for Websense.