The web these days are full of threats that are most of the times hidden and can cause us serious troubles. The trouble or the problems can be targeted to any individual, a group or company or in cases to a nation also. There are various types of cyber crimes categorized as minor and major. Stealing of intellectual property of someone which is very common these days, can be considered as a cyber crime. In the digital world creating and sending virus is a major cyber crime. Planning active attacks or ganging up on a individual to torture online is also goes under the category of cyber bulling which is a horrendous yet most anticipated cyber crime. Planning on harassing a person and industry's reputation through blogs and social Medias also considered as a cyber crime.
Cyber intelligence experts, better known as hackers work mainly on stealing information from any individual's computer or from the pc of a group or organization.
The process of these kinds of violence is called cyber terrorism. The terrorist for their own benefit can hack any government information and put thousand of innocent lives to danger. They can easily blackmail and control any organization they want as long as they have the relevant information in their hands. But on the other side of it some people mostly highly intelligent ones sitting on the internet do these types of dangerous work just for the thrill of getting caught. But it must be remembered that once you are caught you will face serious charges against you and considering the value of your crime you can be serving jail time for years.
In the recent times another type of cyber crime has been occurring that is the employees and the ex- employees are leaking their companies' secrets online anonymously. These are a major cyber attacks and shows the really bad side of cyber crime. This often leads to unemployment and the innocent ones end up getting fired.