Cybercrime is any offense that includes the use of a computer and computer network. The computer involved might have been the source of the crime or the target. Cybercrimes might target a nation’s security or financial well-being. Globally, both government and non-government connected individuals conduct cybercrime including espionage and final theft cross-borders.
Types of cyber crimes
Anytime a crime is committed online it is referred to as a cybercrime. While there is a variety of cyber crimes, the most common are:
A computer crime is committed when an individual’s computer is accessed without authorization, and sensitive information can be accessed. Hacking in America is a felony. Malicious hacking is different from ethical hacking that most groups, organizations, and businesses use occasionally to monitor their level of security. In malicious hacking, the cyber criminal utilizes a range of software to access a person’s computer and the individual may not know that their digital device is being accessed from some remote location.
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3. Cyber Stalking
4. Identity Theft
As more people switch over to online banking transactions and shopping, identity theft has become a huge problem. In identity theft, a cyber-criminal gains access to data about an individual’s bank account, credit cards, and other sensitive data with the intent to take money or buy things online in the target’s name. Major financial losses and ruined credit history are normally the outcomes of successful identity theft.
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5. Malicious Software
6. Child Abuse
Causes of cyber crime
Cyber Crime occurs whenever the return on investment is high, and the affiliated risk is low. In cybercrime, this is precisely the formula that has given rise to increased incidents of cybercrime. Accessing sensitive data and using it normally is a good harvest of returns while catching the cyber crook is difficult.
If you are accused of being a cyber-criminal immediate, quality defense is needed immediately.
Contact Bukh and Associates when you are first accused and the seasoned cybercrime attorneys can help you through each step of the defense battle, making sure you have the best, reasonable outcome to your case.
Article 156 of the New York Penal Code deals with a range of computer crimes. The law is divided into four degrees or categories:
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2. Third Degree
3. Second Degree
4. First Degree
When an individual commits computer tampering in the fourth degree and intentionally alters, or destroys, computer data, exceeding fifty thousand dollars, he is charged with computer tampering in the first degree. This is a Class C felony.
Being charged with computer crime is a serious charge which can upset your life. Overnight your life gets put on hold, and all of your time and energy will need to be focused on clearing your name. The cyber crime lawyers at Bukh and Associates have an unsurpassed record in successfully defending individuals charged with computer crime. Contact Bukh and Associates immediately to schedule a no-cost consultation and protect your freedom.
Cybercrime lawyer to beat your charge
Cybercrime is a serious accusation which can send a person to prison for years. An attorney experienced in the esoteric world of cybercrime has some choices when it comes to choosing a defense. The possible defenses include:
- Reasonable grounds to think the accused was authorized the computer in question
- Reasonable grounds to think the accused was authorized to alter and/or destroy computer data
- Reasonable grounds to think the accused had the right to copy or reproduce data of software
There are many excellent lawyers in New York City. However, if you’re charged with a cybercrime, you need an attorney who specializes in cyber law. The lawyers with Bukh and Associates have built a track record one success at a time. They the ones you want on your side.
One year after being charged with cybercrime you will either be saying you’re glad you contacted Bukh and Associates or you wish you had contacted the experienced attorneys at Bukh and Associates. The decision that you make today will affect the rest of your life.