Types of Cyber Crime


Cyber Crime may be defined as “Any unlawful act where computer or communication device or computer network is used to commit or facilitate the commission of crime”.
The computer may be used as a tool in the following kinds of activity- financial crimes, sale of illegal articles, pornography, online gambling, intellectual property crime, e-mail spoofing, forgery, cyber defamation, cyber stalking. 

Types of Cyber Crime:-

  1. Vishing
  2. Smishing
  3. Online Job Fraud
  4. Child sexually abusive material 
  5. Cyber Bullying
  6. Cyber Grooming
  7. Sexting
  8. SIM Swap Scam
  9. Spamming
  10. Ransomware
  11. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)
  12. Website Defacement 
  13. Cyber-Squatting 
  14. Pharming
  15. Cryptojacking
  16. Online Drug Trafficking
  17. Espionage 


  1. Will it good if post each types in detail with example


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