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Statement of Problems
These study intents to find out how aware are the SEA students regarding cybercrimes. It also aimed to answer the following questions:
1. What is the profile of each respondent regarding their awareness?
2. What influences them to such an act of crime?
3. How can they be protected from any forms of cybercrimes?
4. How can these cybercrimes be prevented?
Significance of Study
The researchers believes that students, particularly in the School of Engineering and Architecture will be benefited from the findings of this study since the study provides basis for awareness and better understanding regarding cybercrimes. Likewise, gives them a focused and clear perspective that such acts of crimes if they get involved have penalties and punishment s according to Republic Act 10175, an act defining cybercrime, providing for the prevention, investigation, suppression and the imposition of penalties therefore and for other purposes. Furthermore, this study helps them refrain from doing such crimes and hopefully they would not do it again if they have done it before. Lastly, we help them how to be protected from cybercrimes so that they would not be a victim of such crime.
Scope and Limitations The scopes of this research are the education of students here in University of Baguio for all year levels. The limitations of this research are only those students who are currently enrolled in the University of Baguio at the School of Engineering and Architecture for the 2nd semester, school year 2012-2013. Only those undergraduate SEA students are allowed to participate in the research. This study considered only University of Baguio and the students in it. This may have an effect on the generalize ability of the study and its findings. However, its findings may still hold true to other schools possessing the same characteristics of adhering to the same educational vision, mission, objectives, and curricula of the studies of the University of Baguio.

Definition of terms
The following are terms defined operationally:
Crime: an act or the commission of an act that is forbidden or the omission of a duty that is commanded by a public law and that makes the offender liable to punishment by the law.
Computer crime: refers to any crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target.
Net crime: refers to criminal exploitation of the Internet.
Cybercrimes: defined as: "Offences that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to intentionally harm the reputation of the victim or cause physical or mental harm to the victim directly or indirectly, using modern telecommunication networks such as Internet (Chat rooms, emails, notice boards and groups) and mobile phones (SMS/MMS)".
Data Interception: Interception of data in transmission.
Data Modification: Alteration, destruction, or erasing of data.
Data Theft: Taking or copying data, regardless of whether it is protected by other laws, e.g., copyright, privacy, etc.
Network Interference: Impeding or preventing access for others. The most common example of this action is instigating a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack, flooding Web sites or Internet Service Providers. DDOS attacks are often launched from numerous computers that have been hacked to obey commands of the perpetrator.
Network Sabotage: Modification or destruction of a network or system.
Unauthorized Access: Hacking or cracking to gain access to a system or data.
Virus Dissemination: Introduction of software damaging to systems or data.
Aiding and Abetting: Enabling the commission of a cybercrime.
Computer-Related Forgery: Alteration of data with intent to represent as authentic.
Computer-Related Fraud: Alteration of data with intent to derive economic benefit from its misrepresentation.

II.METHODOLOGY
This chapter explains the methodology that was used in the investigation of the study. It explains the discussion of research design, population of the study, treatment of the data and the procedures in the data gathering.
Research Design In order to accomplish the objectives of the study and to present the data in logical order, the researchers conducted a descriptive survey research using survey questionnaire developed by the proponents. The study will use the descriptive survey design to determine and analyze the awareness of the different types of cybercrimes among SEA students.
Population of the Study SEA students who are enrolled during the 2nd semester of school year 2012-2013 at the University of Baguio will be the respondents of the study. Since there are specifically a total of 993 students based from the data of the dean’s office, it would be time consuming if all these students would be studied. Since the researchers selected simple random sampling as the sampling technique, they came up to have a sample size of approximately 7.86% of the total population of School of Engineering and Architecture resulting to have 78 students to survey.
Location and Duration of the Study The study was conducted at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Baguio having seventy eight (78) students as respondents gathered from school departments. The duration of the study covered the period from October 25, 2012 until March 5, 2013 of 2nd semester of school year 2012-2013.
Data Gathering Tools and Procedure The researchers used questionnaires in gathering data. The questionnaires were distributed after the Midterm examination so that students are not the bothered with their exams and to answer the questionnaire responsively and comprehensively. The procedure for the study was done by specifying the statement of the problems and objectives of the study. Second, the researchers identified the population and sample size. Lastly, the researchers distributed the questionnaires to the 78 students of different school departments. Computations and appropriate statistical calculation of the results and the presentation of the results follow.
Treatment of Data The distributed survey questionnaires from the target population were considered to be the primary data to be analyzed. The questionnaire is about the types of common cybercrimes with definition and examples in which they would analyze themselves if they are not aware at all, slightly aware, aware, or fully aware. In order to attain the average of the categories, the data was presented through a distribution and percentage table.

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