Cybercrime an emerging challenge for internet users: An overview

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N. I. ALI
S. SAMSURI
M. S. A SEMAN
I. A. BROHI
A. SHAH

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Any crime in which computer is target or tool used to conduct the crime is called cybercrime. The internet has gain more popularity in last two decades, world has become global village, on the one hand it is serving the humanity because it has make the life of people very easy, for example people can share and access the information, can do the online social transactions and buying, interact with each other at very low cost. On the other hand, it has become best place of crime for many cybercriminals. People are facing different types of cybercrimes like phishing, fraud, identity theft, Email Spoofing, bullying, cyber stalking, Malware, computer virus. In this paper author discussed the history of cybercrime, different types of cybercrime and their effect on internet users, the possible ways to protect our self for being a cybercrime victim.

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N. I. ALI, S. SAMSURI, M. S. A SEMAN, I. A. BROHI, & A. SHAH. (2018). Cybercrime an emerging challenge for internet users: An overview . Sindh University Research Journal - SURJ (Science Series), 50(3D). https://doi.org/10.26692/surj.v50i3D.1126
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