The unauthorized use of computer systems and networks can be called time and resource theft.
A common example is unauthorized use of company-owned computer networks by employees.
This may range from doing private consulting or personal finances or playing video games to unauthorized use of the internet on company networks.
Network monitoring software called ‘sniffers’ is frequently used to monitor network traffic to evaluate network capacity as well as reveal evidence of improper use.
According one survey, 90% of United States workers admit to surfing recreational sites during office hours, and 84% say they send personal E-mail from work.
So this kind of activity alone may not get you friend from your job. However, other internet activities at work can bring instant dismissal.
Unauthorized use of computer system at work