Which of the Following is Not a Type of Cybercrime?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

  1. Data theft
  2. Forgery
  3. Damage to data and systems
  4. Installing antivirus for protection

Answer: Option D, Installing antivirus for protection is the correct answer.

Installing antivirus in a computer system is not considered a crime because antivirus secures the device from spyware, malware, and viruses. These viruses and malware lead to online fraud, phishing, harassment, theft, etc. Some popular antivirus software is McAfee, Avast, Quick Heal, etc.

Why Installing Antivirus Important?

Installing antivirus software is important because on your laptop malware can steal data, encrypt or even delete it completely so that it is inaccessible. That is why it’s important to always use and keep your antivirus software up-to-date to protect your data and your device.


Which of the Following is Not a Type of Cybercrime?

In a computer system, installing an antivirus is not a cybercrime. Installing an antivirus means protecting your computer system from spyware, malware, and viruses. Cybercrime is an illegal activity that is related to a computer, networked device, or network. 

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