Congress has treated computer-related crime as a distinct federal offense since the passage of what legislation?

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Congress has treated computer-related crime as a distinct federal offense since the passage of what legislation?

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Cyber crime is a new breed of offenses that involves the theft and/or destruction of information, resources, or funds utilizing computers, computer networks, and the Internet.

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Some spam can simply be an unwanted advertisement. Under what circumstance can spam become a crime?

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What type of cyber threat is represented by Titan Rain?

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The new phenomenon or form of cyber “entertainment” called ______ involves the use of spoofing technology to call 9-1-1 in order to fake a critical emergency, such as hostage situation, that draws a real-life response from law enforcement.

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Because cyber crime is essentially global, international cooperation is required for its control. Which of the following reflects this fact?

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Currently, the Mexican drug cartels are the greatest global drug concern.

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When pornography websites send consumers to other sites involuntarily, it is known in the industry as:

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Information technology (IT) is the key to the _____ system and is responsible for creating the globalization phenomenon.

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An estimated ____ of cocaine entering the United States transits Mexico.

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Which of the following statements best reflects cyber crime?

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“Shadowcrew” was a cyber-terrorism ring whose members allegedly trafficked in 4.5 million stolen credit card numbers and caused total losses in excess of $3 million – money that was used to fund terrorist activities.

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It is difficult to prosecute and control Internet pornography because:

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Not all instances of computer theft and computer fraud fall under existing statues because the property stolen:

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File sharing is a type of illegal copyright infringement that allows users to download music and other copyrighted materials without paying royalties to the copyright holder.

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Which type of offenses involves the perpetrator carefully skimming small sums from the balances of a large number of accounts in order to bypass internal controls and escape detection?

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Etailing is Internet jargon for the crime of cyber stalking.

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The premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data that results in violence against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents is termed:

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What are “cyber smears” and “pump and dumps?”

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When an identity thief creates false e-mails and/or websites that look legitimate but are designed to gain illegal access to a victim’s personal information, it is called:

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Cyber vandalism is motivated more by profit than a cyber criminal’s urge to seek revenge.

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The crimes included in RICO:

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Why do cyber crimes present a compelling challenge for the justice system and law enforcement community?

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RICO only includes federal crimes.

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The FBI uses which model as their standard investigative tool for organized crime groups?

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The number of websites that advertise or sell prescription drugs is booming. The majority of these sites require that a patient provide a prescription from his or her doctor.

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The widespread use of computers and the Internet has ushered in the age of information technology in most industrialized societies.

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What is the most common form of spam?

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Why do cyber crimes present a significant challenge for criminologists?

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act made it a crime to:

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The Melissa virus (1999) disrupted e-mail around the world causing more than ____ in damage.

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Congress has treated computer-related crime as a distinct federal offense since the passage of the Counterfeit Access Device and Computer Fraud and Abuse Law in 1984.

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Computer worms are similar to viruses except that they use computer networks or the Internet to do what?

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This crime occurs when individuals make securities recommendations and fail to disclose that they are being paid to disseminate their favorable opinions:

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What is the difference between a Trojan horse and a virus?

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A logic bomb, also called slag code, is a type of delayed-action virus that may be set off when a program user makes certain input that sets the slag code in motion.

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Sharing files with friends who did not pay for them is an example of:

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Commercial cyber spies target upcoming bids, customer lists, product designs, software source code, voice mail messages, and confidential e-mail messages.

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Terrorists groups have used the Internet to fund their operations. How is such funding accomplished?

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________ is designed to harass or extort money from legitimate users of an Internet service by threatening to prevent the user having access to the service.

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