Question and answer
what is the extent of cybercrime in the United States?
To put it simply, it is extremely difficult to measure the extent of cyber-crime occurring in the United States. This is in large part due to the fact that when cyber-crime is recorded by authorities, it is not necessarily recorded as a computer-related offense. Rather, it is most often recorded as a case of fraud, por nography, or some other conventional crime. Consequently, the scope of
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: what is the extent of cybercrime in the United States?

Question
Asked 11/10/2011 8:01:33 AM
Updated 11/7/2012 6:47:05 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Flagged by vanilla2bean
New answers
Rating
3
To put it simply, it is extremely difficult to measure the extent of cyber-crime occurring in the United States. This is in large part due to the fact that when cyber-crime is recorded by authorities, it is not necessarily recorded as a computer-related offense. Rather, it is most often recorded as a case of fraud, por nography, or some other conventional crime. Consequently, the scope of cyber-crime, at least as far as official statistics are concerned, is masked by reporting and recording practices. Presently, the best data available on the question of the extent of cyber-crime are found in survey data, particularly the FBI’s Cyber-Crime Survey. These data, however, can only give us an estimate of the scope of cyber-crime. The lack of substantial data on computer-related crime may be another argument against classifying cyber-crime as a unique form of criminality at the present time. - -
Added 11/7/2012 6:47:05 AM
This answer has been added to the Weegy Knowledgebase
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Which posew the more severe threat international terrorism or domestic terriorism? why?
Weegy: hi domestic terriorism=terrorism practiced in your own country against your own people; and international=from diplomacy international cooperation economic santions etc (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 11/10/2011 7:45:30 AM
0 Answers/Comments
21,767,973 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Auburn system
Weegy: Auburn is a variety of red hair, most commonly described as reddish-brown in color. User: he Auburn ...
8/1/2015 4:44:03 PM| 2 Answers
What is the most common sleep disorder? User: A state of awareness ...
Weegy: A state of awareness of ourselves and the world around us is the definition of: Consciousness. User: ...
8/1/2015 5:21:13 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following major rivers flow through ...
Weegy: The DANUBE is a major river which flows through Hungary. User: Czechoslovakia was one of the nations carved ...
8/1/2015 6:47:14 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
P
R
Points 78 [Total 10431]| Ratings 0| Comments 78| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 60 [Total 286]| Ratings 0| Comments 60| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 31 [Total 346]| Ratings 0| Comments 31| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
L
P
1
Points 28 [Total 8601]| Ratings 0| Comments 28| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 11 [Total 8479]| Ratings 0| Comments 11| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 3]| Ratings 0| Comments 3| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.