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Cybercrime is a form of crime involving computers, particularly when the crime is committed using the Internet or a computer network.

Cybercrime can be sub-divided into two categories:

  1. Crime that targets computer networks or devices
  2. Crime that does not target computer networks or devices directly but utilises them in the commission of a crime

Examples of cybercrime in the first category are:

Examples of cybercrime in the second category are: