Along with the emergence of internet and the information society, new crimes have emerged committed via the Internet or against computer systems themselves, and existing ones have found new accommodation in these remote means (injuries, slanders, threats, coercion, theft, fraud, etc.).
In this field we advise on those we identify as computer crimes:
- Fraud in online commerce through unauthorized use of personal information (credit cards, bank accounts, usernames and password or personal identification).
- Against intellectual property, for the contents disclosed without consent in Internet (computer programs, music, literary works , etc ). Downloads or possession and distribution of illegal files.
- Against industrial property for the unauthorized use of distinctive signs on internet brands, Cyber squatting.
- On line reputation. Against privacy, identity, honour and image:
- "Phishing”: impersonation or identity theft by obtaining personal passwords to web sites. Threats on social networks.
- "Pharming": obtaining without consent, personal passwords to web sites.
- "Child Pornography ".
- Misuse or unauthorized use of the DNI, NIE, Passport, etc.
- Discovery and disclosure of company secrets (Hacking).
- Telecommunications frauds.
- Introduction in a computer unauthorized applications breaching the security measures instead of preventing it.
- System damages or against data elements (damage, deletion, deterioration, alteration, suppression or data inaccessibility, software or external electronic documents with or without viruses spreading).
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