BAC2302  CYBER CRIMINOLOGY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF APPLIED
COMPUTING
BAC2302 CYBER CRIMINOLOGY
FULL TIME/PART TIME
DATE: AUGUST, 2019 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) The abuse of computers has also given birth to a gamut of new age crimes that are
addressed by the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act. Having this in mind:
i. Differentiate cybercrime from a conventional crime (4 Marks)
ii. Explain the “unlawful acts wherein the computer is either a tool or a target or
both”. (10 Marks)
b) Explain the objective of the Act (8 Marks)
c) Discuss the various Techniques used by hackers to undertake cyber-crimes (8 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Cybercrime is an evil having its origin in the growing dependence on computers in
modern life. Discuss (12 Marks)
b) The Unauthorized access to computer systems or network is commonly referred to as
hacking.
In light of the above discuss the various method of hacking (8 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Data encryption is considered as a good practice when sharing information online.
However, some of the Cyber offenders use this technology to hide their bad deeds
from the legal laws. Discuss how this technology hinders criminal investigations.
(12 Marks)
b) Discuss the various ways of preventing cybercrimes (8 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) As a security professional, it may help you to defend against hackers and other
information security criminals if you recognize that they often consider their
motivations to be neither illicit nor unethical. Discuss any five ethical fallacies
(10 Marks)
b) Write short notes on:
i. Warranties (6 Marks)
ii. Expectation of privacy (4 Marks)

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