An Analysis of Cybercrime Awareness Amongst First Year Students in Nigerian Private University


An Analysis of Cybercrime Awareness Amongst First Year Students in Nigerian Private University


Balogun O*, Hinmikaiye J, Adegbenle A.A, Oyebode A.A, Akinshola J, Nzenwata U.J

Department of Computer Science, Babcock University, Nigeria


Research Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science

The prevalence of Cybercrime the World over threatens to destroy the very fabric of peace. From financial fraud to theft identity, the ways in which this act continue to evolve and penetrate the most secure of digital entities calls for worry.
A more disturbing trend is the perception of Nigerians being the purveyor of such acts. This study therefore seeks to find out what young Nigerians actually know about cybercrimes in order to gain an insight into what actually drives it and if possible, to discourage such acts from a tender age.
Results show the perception of the World is not unfounded and recommendations that may go a long way in making this venture unattractive is highlighted.


Keywords: Cybercrime Awareness, First Year Students, Nigerian Private University

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Balogun O, Hinmikaiye J, Adegbenle A.A, Oyebode A.A, Akinshola J, Nzenwata U.J.An Analysis of Cybercrime Awareness Amongst First Year Students in Nigerian Private University. Research Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2019; 3:15


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