Computer crime, or cybercrime in Canada, is an evolving international phenomenon. People and businesses in a and other countries may be affected by computer crimes that may, or may not originate within the borders of their country. From a Canadian perspective, ‘computer crime’ may be considered to be defined by the Council of Europe – Convention on Cybercrime. Canada contributed, and is a signatory, to this international of criminal offences involving the use of computers. (Wikipedia).