You will prepare and submit a term paper on The Evolution of Digital Crime. Your paper should be a minimum of 1500 words in length. This paper, therefore, seeks to critically analyze how digital crime has evolved over the years, as well as professional and ethical measures put in place to fast-track the detection of such digital crimes.At the 35th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Symposium on security and privacy, the International Workshop on Cyber Crime (IWCC) appreciated the fact that there continue to be increasing rates of digital crimes which have largely evolved as a result of the strong reliance, usage, and dependence on open networks such as the internet. In effect, the advent of the internet and its fast-growing followership over the years is a major starting point with the issue of digital crime. The ease with which digital crime has penetrated modern society on the wings of the internet has been attributed to several factors, including the fact that the internet is an open network, which exposes users to unseen cyber and information security threats. Because of the hidden nature of the threats, there are hardly any interventions that are put in place to salvaging them. Over the years, digital crime has recorded several significant and landmark cases which make it possible to trace how the evolution of the process has all come about.As far as the evolution of digital crime is concerned, there is available information from Computer Forensics, Cybercrime, and Steganography Resources which show that most forms of digital crimes only started as simple e-mail type crimes. Such e-mail crimes often involved the sending of spam messages, which were used to take undue advantage of advertising to computer users or getting them to give their attention& a product or service. With time, there was graduation on such forms of simple e-mail crimes as users became more enlightened about them. With time, hacking of all forms including a computer, software, and internet site hacking became a major issue, which recorded several landmark cases including Vladimir Levin who hacked Citibank in 1995 when $3.