Cybercrime refers to criminal activities that involve the use of the internet, computer networks, or other forms of digital technology. Cybercrime can take many forms, including hacking, phishing, identity theft, online fraud, cyberbullying, and distribution of malware or viruses.
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Cybercriminals use a variety of techniques to carry out their activities, including social engineering, malware attacks, and exploiting vulnerabilities in software and systems. The impact of cybercrime can be devastating, resulting in financial loss, reputational damage, and even physical harm.
To protect themselves against cybercrime, individuals and organizations should take steps such as using strong passwords, keeping software and security systems up to date, being cautious when opening emails or clicking on links, and using two-factor authentication where possible. It’s also important to stay informed about the latest threats and to report any suspicious activity to the appropriate authorities.
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