PRESENTED BY:A.Akhildark side ofExploring thetechnology
DEFINTION:Cyber crime means “Unlawful Acts Wherein TheComputer Is Either A Tool Or Target Or Both”Cyber means it is both computer or electronic oneCrime means violation of lawComputer crime is target, tool of crime and incidentalto that crime
Reasons:Capacity to store data in small spaceEasy to accessComplexNegligenceLoss of evidence
TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES:Hacking:-Hacking in simple terms means an illegal intrusioninto a computer system without permission ofcomputer owner/user. Hackers write or use ready-made computer programs to attack the targetcomputer.
Credit card fraud:You simply have to type credit cardnumber into www page off the vendor foronline transactionIf electronic transactions are not securedthe credit card numbers can be stolenby the hackers who can misuse thiscard by impersonating the creditcard owner
Virus Attacks: Programs that attach themselves toa computer or a file Circulate themselves to other files and to othercomputers on a network Affect the data on a computer, either by altering ordeleting it
PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENTHACKING:Use of firewalls may be beneficial.Always use latest and update anti virus software toguardNever send your credit card number to any site that isnot securedAvoid sending any photograph online particularly tostrangers.
Conclusion:It is not possible to eliminate cyber crime from thecyber space but we can check them by using cybersecurity People should be aware of their rights and duties toreport crime as a collective duty towards the societyFurther making the application of the laws morestringent to check crime.