computer crime

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computer crime

(legal)
Breaking the criminal law by use of a computer.

See also computer ethics, software law.
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The increasing prevalence of "social engineering" or "business email compromise" schemes has made waves in the insurance industry and has forced courts to answer this question: Is a financial loss connected to an email "spoof" covered by standard Computer Fraud or Funds Transfer Fraud insuring clauses found in commercial crime policies or financial institution bonds?
There is no quick fix to our policing shortages and in a time of mounting criminal action, complicated computer fraud and drugs, the responsibility and methodology of policing has changed dramatically.
The wordings do vary but there are often extensions available for fraudulent transfer instructions, computer fraud etc.
Pestmaster sought indemnity under both its funds transfer fraud and computer fraud insurance coverages.
Senakh pled guilty to violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and wire fraud.
The commercial crime policy included Computer Fraud coverage which applies to loss caused by the fraudulent entry of electronic data into any computer system owned, leased, or operated by the insured.
The advance in technology has also seen a startling growth in computer fraud, with thieves becoming more daring, and UK firms last year reported losses of PS755m through scams involving payment cards, cheques, internet and mobile phone banking.
He is suspected of having conspired to defraud a bank and commit computer fraud in the US between August 2012 and August 2015.
He was convicted in 2013 of 20 offences, including six Espionage Act violations, five theft counts and computer fraud.
US prosecutors described the raid as "one of the most sophisticated and organised computer fraud attacks ever conducted".
A woman has been indicted for computer fraud in the first such case under the Philippines' controversial cybercrime law, justice department records showed.
If the two are found guilty they face up to five years in jail for computer fraud offences.

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