1.“Pump and dump” refers to the process in which a con artist purchases a large amount of a virtually worthless stock, then circulates rumors that inflate the stock’s value, and then sells for a profit.
2. When fraudulent sellers bid on the seller’s items to drive up the price, it is called bid shielding.
3. Identity theft and identity fraud refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception.
4. The process to induce you to provide personal information through a website is called cyberstalking.
5. Experts consider Romania the country with the strictest cybercrime laws.
6. Firefox is an example of a phishing site.
7. One good practice in a chat room is not to use your real name.
8. Someone who uses the Internet to harass, threaten, or intimidate another person is guilty of identity theft.
9. One good rule that applies to online investing is “Never invest money that you cannot afford to lose.”
10. First-party cookies are the least likely to violate user privacy.