Cybercrime is simply any criminal activity committed using computers, the internet and digital devices. it either attack networks and computer systems or uses the systems and networks as enabling tools for committing crimes.Cybercriminals devise various strategies and programs to attack computers and systems.
Computer related and Internet fraud, Romance scam, Hacking, Identity theft,Phishing, Child Sexual Exploitation, Malware Attacks, Business Email Compromise(BEC),Cyberstalking, Cyberbulling etc are some of the most common types of cybercrime perpertrated by cybercrimnals...
Here are the Top 10 Internet safety rules to follow to help you avoid getting into trouble online (and offline).
1. Keep Personal Information Professional and Limited
Potential employers or customers don't need to know your personal relationship status or your home address.
They do need to know about your expertise and professional background, and how to get in touch with you. You wouldn't hand purely personal information out to strangers individually—don't hand it out to millions of people online.
2. Keep Your Privacy Settings On
Marketers love to know all about you, and so do hackers. Both can learn a lot from your browsing and social media usage. But you can take charge of your information. As noted by Lifehacker, both web browsers....
Nigeria Cybercrime Act
The Cybercrimes(Prohibition,Prevention, etc) Act 2015 is the first legislation passed by the National Assembly in 2015 to deal specifically with cyber security in Nigeria. The Act provides an effective, unified and comprehensive legal,
regulatory and institutional framework for the prohibition, prevention, detection, prosecution and punishment of cybercrimes in Nigeria.