Cybercrime is defined as a crime that has a computer as the object of crime. Crime can be in the form of hacking, phishing, spamming. The computer, in this case, can be used to commit an offense. The cybercriminals may make use of the computer technology in order to access the personal and private data, business trade secrets or use of internet in an exploitative manner. the criminals who perform such illegal tasks are often referred to as the hackers.
Cybercrime refers to any criminal activity that makes use of the computer, networked device or a network. There are many cybercrimes that are done with the motive of earning a profit by the cybercriminals. On the other hand, there are cybercrimes that are performed to directly disrupt or disable the system.