Password strength meter
Viewers can test passwords similar to their own (but not their real passwords) to see how strong they are.
Symantec Security Check
Symantec Security Check tests your computer's exposure to a wide range of online threats. It is free and efficient, and helps you to identify your Internet security needs and how to make your computer more secure.
McAfee FreeScan helps you detect malicious viruses on your computer and displays a list of infected files (if any). If viruses are found on your computer, then Freescan provides links to find out more about the viruses and how to remove them.
A freeware program to demonstrate (symmetric) encryption - an implementation of the Blowfish algorithm by Voon-Li Chung. You can download the program and run it, or alternatively, use the online Java applet to encrypt and decrypt text.
Well now that you are (hopefully) done with all the facts and figures about cybercrime, it is time to relax while at the same time consolidating what you have learnt. Here, we have a number of puzzles and quizzes for you to challenge your problem solving skills and level of knowledge about cybercrime. We have also put up practical demonstrations to elaborate on how you can prevent or cure cybercrime from your own home.
Never take security for granted. Whenever you send confidential or personal data to someone, you should ensure that it is encrypted such that only the legitimate recipient can decrypt and read the data. This encryption engine demonstrates how easy it is encrypt data but how hard it is to make sense of encrypted data without the right password.
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This is a classic word game which tests just how large your vocabulary bank is. Our version, however, specifically tests your cybercrime and crime psychology vocabulary.
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To play this game from your mobile phone, please click here.
Got a thing for crosswords? Try our cybercrime crossword to test your knowledge about the world of cybercrime while challenging your puzzle-solving skills at the same time.
Are you really confident about your level of understanding of how cybercrime and cybercriminals work? Modeled after the now defunct “Analogies” section of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), this quiz specifically tests your understanding of the relationship between the different aspects of cybercrime and other related topics.
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Still not convinced that cybercrimes are being committed even as you
learn about them on our site? Here is a fairly accurate indication of
just how many crimes of what nature are being committed at this very
instant and how much monetary losses are being made. Beware; you could
soon join this list and be one the victims.
Enter the Crisis Room >>>