Computer crime is any crime that has to do with a computer and a network. Computer crimes are criminal activities which involve the use of information technology to get illegal or unauthorized access to a computer system with the mind set of damaging, deleting, and altering computer data. Computer crimes are include but are not limited to electronic frauds, misuse of devices, identity theft and data. Computer crimes do not necessarily have to involve damage to physical property. The computer could have participated in the crime or may have been the target. There are for common types of computer crimes computer as the target, the computer as an instrument of a crime, the computer as incidental to a crime, and crimes associated with the prevalence of computers.