The Internet is a huge tool when it comes to the subject taunting others. It is an easy way to call someone out or even get a date with the Craigslist killer. Dating websites and chat rooms are an obvious way to reel in the next victim that is on the next kill list seems as the criminal justice system should crack down on the Internet and that would drop the crime rate. The web will always be a source to be someone that someone is not and that is their ticket to start their
When children start to abuse the convenience of the internet by harassing other people, the internet becomes very dangerous. What makes cyber bullying so dangerous? Cyber bullying is dangerous because it has the ability to take the smallest incident and build up so much tension around it that it results in a murder or suicide. Some people may blame the victim for lacking self control and not being able to ignore the situation. Some people may claim it was just a joke and may blame the victim for being too sensitive or insecure.
People have the opportunity to construct one’s identity on social networking sites such as Facebook and My space. This allows cyber bullies with the freedom of performing horrific acts and also the intention of upsetting victim. Some social networking sites such as Little Gossip encourage anonymity. This allows cyber bullies to comment anonymously about victims. People are also able to vote on the comment in terms of whether they are true or false.
They spread hate and use violence and threats to get their message across to those who go against what they believe or who they are against. They use the internet to spread their hate through websites and chatrooms and even offer online applications to get new members both home and abroad. We also looked at a few identity theft cases and what the victims can do to protect themselves in the future. Investigators are doing their best in most cases to bring the criminal to justice and stop the victims from being further
The attempt at suicide almost doubles for victims of cyberbullying than their non-cyberbullied counterparts (Hinduja & Patchin, 2010). Let’s take a look at the definitions of bully, cyberbully, victim, and bystander(s), because I believe a cyberbully evolved from a face-to-face bully. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance and is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time (“Bullying Definition,” n.d., para. 1). A cyberbully is someone who bullies using electronic devices such as computers, tablets, and cell phones (“What is Cyberbullying”, n.d., para 1).
Ping Sweep and Port Scan Activities Abstract Ping sweeps and port scans has been a notorious and yet a useful tool for hackers and system administrators alike. This paper will examine some of the possible criminal computer activities that can be executed using these two techniques. Ping sweeps and port scans at times can be a nuisance to system administrators. While describing some of these notorious computer activities, these techniques will also be shown how system administrators can use the to benefit the company. Keywords: port scan, ping sweep Ping Sweep and Port Scans Activities With the evolution of the computer technology, system administrator obviously has had to grow with the technology.
Nina mentions some coincidences of the very worst consequence of cyber-bullying. An example is a young girl, who committed suicide in 2009, because of instant bullying online. In text 2, the writer Aleks Krotski focuses a lot on his own opinions about cyber-bullying, and he refers to some things he has experienced. He starts by telling the reader a story from his childhood. He was anonymously browsing the web, while provoking other users.
“Cyber bullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles” (what is cyber bullying, n.d.). One of the hurting cyberbullying stories is Jessica Logan was an 18-year-old Sycamore High School senior who sent nude photo of herself to her boyfriend which was rapidly through hundreds of phones in at least seven Cincinnati-area high schools after the couple broke up and the cyberbullying continued through social network as Facebook and Myspace till the teen hanged herself up in her closet (The cyberbullying story, 2011). Cellphones and computers are not to be blamed since they could be entertaining devices that could connect friends but these tools are also capable to hurt people, so the user chooses which way to use the device. Cyberbullying have lots of effects on teens since they could start taking drugs and alcohol addiction, have lower self-esteem, skip school, and receive low grades. Cyberbullying is different than any other crime since it is easy to do, it could reach a person even if he/she is alone on any day and any time through a message or a picture that could be distributed to a large number of people with several minutes and impossible to know the source, and very difficult to delete after its been posted on any
Examples are instant messaging, text messaging, blog, emails, etc. cyber bullying through proxy is when the bully gets someone else to do their dirty work. Cyber bullying by proxy is consider the most dangerous type do cyber bullying because adults often get involved and majority of the time the adults are unaware that they are bullying a child. Statistics says that nearly 46% of kids have been bullied online. 70% of students report seeing bullying online.
Due to these online criminal activities cyberspace is most unsafe place to do business. This opens up a new field of crime to anyone with an internet connection which is scary once you think about it. Nowadays you have little children learning how to code in primary school where an internet connection has become such an important necessity that literally anyone could use it to their personal gain. This makes it easier for teenagers and young adults to dwell into the act of cybercrime as there are new ways to making yourself virtually invisible. This is a popular act of crime because of its traceability; new ways have been introduced to make your online presence untraceable, invisible and anonymous, which leaves you thinking.