A good majority of the victims include older generations who are not as tech-savvy or knowledgeable of the dangers of the internet. The different types of crime are as follows: FBI impersonation, loan intimidation, automobile-auction, romance scams, work-from-home scams, overpayment, identity theft, advance fees, non-auction and non-delivery of merchandise.
As e-commerce becomes more popular, consumers become more susceptible to cyber-crime. In this cartoon, a man is pretending to be from the utility company and would like to confirm important information. In some cases, scammers already have information such as a potential victim's social security number and credit card number simply by using the internet.
This image shows the process of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) which is a commonly-used protocol used to manage the secuirty of a message trasmission via the internet.
This iamge is of the OECD which stands for Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In 2000 the OECD released a set of guidelines for Consumer protection in regards to electronic eommerce.
Future projections show a rise of tablets being sold, which allows consumers to have yet another way to buy online.
This iamge shows the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers which was created by the US government. ICANN has a diverse international representation of various sectors such as the private sectors, the governement and consumer interests. It was ultimately established to allocate and provide a formal strucutre domain name system management.
This image displays the top electronic markets in the world with the United States taking the top spot.
This chart shows the number of internet users by country. The chart displays the top 20 countries throughout the world with the msot internet users.
This image shows a cartoon of the older ways of shopping and the newer ways such as electronic shopping. It showcases the facility in which a customer can purchase a product online as opposed to the traditional ways of shopping.