In this context, the fraud will result in obtaining a benefit by: Other forms of fraud may be facilitated using computer systems, including bank fraud, carding, identity theft, extortion, and theft of classified information.
Or, they may contain links to fake online banking or other websites used to steal private account information.
The content of websites and other electronic communications may be distasteful, obscene or offensive for a variety of reasons.
The same criminal has simply been given a tool which increases their potential pool of victims and makes them all the harder to trace and apprehend.
The unsolicited sending of bulk email for commercial purposes (spam) is unlawful in some jurisdictions. Phishing emails may contain links to other websites that are affected by malware.
As such, a simple propaganda piece on the Internet that there will be bomb attacks during the holidays can be considered cyberterrorism.