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While an agreed-on definition of cybercrime currently does not exist, the concept generally refers to any crime facilitated or committed through the use of a computer, information systems, or other types of information technology devices. The term cybercrime also refers to unlawful activities involving the use of a computer as a target of criminal activity, the use of a computer as a tool or instrument to commit a criminal activity, and the use of a computer as incidental to a criminal activity. As the number of people worldwide using the Internet increases, cybercrime poses a significant threat to citizens, consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments all over the world. As a global criminal phenomenon, cybercrime also presents issues and challenges for law enforcement officials and ...

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