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Cyber CrimesCyber Crimes is a blog that provides information to consumers and businesses on cyber crime prevention, news and helpful tips so you can protect yourself online. Cyber crimes are on the rise every year globally, so it’s important to stay protected.

Cyber crime is any crime that uses a computer or cell phone (or other GPS device) in order to commit that crime. Examples of these crimes include:

Some of the more common laws that deal with cybercrimes include:

  • Fourth Amendment
  • CAN-Spam Act
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    • Accessing a Computer and Obtaining Informatoin
    • Trespassing in a  Government Computer
    • Accessing to Defraud and Obtain Value
    • Damaging a Computer or Information
    • Trafficking in Passwords
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Wiretap Act
    • Intercepting a Communication
    • Disclosing an Intercepted Communication
    • Using an Intercepted Communication

This is not a comprehensive list, but covers many of the most common cybercrimes committed today.