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  • 1. CYBER-CRIME DON’T BE A VICTIM Presenter: ANSHUMAN TRIPATHI
  • 2. Why Should we know about CyberCrime?  In this Tech-savvy world of 21st Century every one is engaged with internet, through whatsapp, twitter, facebook, netbanking & lots of other platforms are there.  And some criminal minded persons commit crimes here, which is included under cybercrime.  So we should be aware about crimes happening around in the cyber-space.
  • 3. Objectives  To provide a general awareness of Cyber- crime  To Recognize Cyber-crime methods  To know the importance of Cyber-laws(LOVE BUG Suspects+ loss 10$ billion)  To learn how to keep away from being a victim
  • 4. Technical Definition of CYBER-CRIME.  When Internet was developed, the founding fathers of Internet hardly had any inclination that Internet could also be misused for criminal activities. Today, there are many disturbing things happening in cyberspace. Cybercrime refers to all the activities done with criminal intent in cyberspace.  Cyber crime refers to any crime that involves a computer/mobile and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target.
  • 5. What is Cyber-Crime? Simple Theory When you purchase a home it comes with a door and a lock. You always ensure that the door/lock exist and working properly. You may even purchase security systems.  Well, why would you not secure your investments?  Likewise, Your System is your home and security tools are your door/lock and security tools.
  • 6.  So if someone breaches into your home’s(System), accesses all your personal accounts and tampers your data, is the criminal who is committing the crime.  And committed crime is known as cybercrime.  That means more precisely we can say that Cyber crime is an illegal activity committed on the internet.
  • 7. Various categories of CyberCrime. Cyber Crime may be basically divided into 3 categories Against Persons  Against Property  Against Government
  • 8. Against Person:  Cybercrimes committed against persons include various crimes like transmission of childpornography, harassment of any one with the use of a computer such as e-mail, and cyberstalking.  The distribution, posting, and dissemination of obscene material including pornography, indecent exposure, and child pornography, constitutes one of the most important Cybercrimes known today. The potential harm of such a crime to humanity can hardly be overstated..
  • 9. Against Property:  The second category of Cybercrimes is that of Cybercrimes against all forms of property. These crimes include unauthorized computer trespassing through cyberspace, computer vandalism, transmission of harmful programs, and unauthorized possession of computerized information.
  • 10. Against Government:  The third category of Cybercrimes relate to Cybercrimes against Government. Cyber Terrorism is one distinct kind of crime in this category. The growth of Internet has shown that the medium of Cyberspace is being used by individuals and groups to the international governments as also to threaten the citizens of a country. This crime manifests itself into terrorism when an individual "cracks“ into a government or military maintained website.
  • 11. Examples Of cyber-Crime:
  • 12. Cyber-Crimes and their History:  The majority of cybercrimes are centered on forgery, fraud and Phishing,  India is the third-most targeted country for Phishing attacks after the US and the UK,  Social networks as well as ecommerce sites are major targets,  6.9 million bot-infected systems in 2010,  14,348 website defacements in 2010,  6,850 .in and 4,150 .com domains were defaced during 2011,  15,000 sites hacked in 2011,  India is the number 1 country in the world for generating spam.
  • 13.  Looking at the scam history, some of the popular           scams have been the ‘419 scam’, ‘See who viewed your profile!’, ‘Dad walks in on daughter …. Embarrassing!’, ‘The ‘dislike’ button’, ‘Make thousands working from home!’, Twitter direct messages with bad links, ‘Twitter mentions’, ‘Justin Bieber stabbed!’, ‘Your account has been cancelled.’, ‘Confirm your email account’, ‘Facebook will start charging members!’, and the list can go on and on.
  • 14.  A total number of 90, 119, 252 and 219 Government websites tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) were hacked / defaced by various hacker groups in the year 2010, 2011, 2012 and Jan–Oct 2013 respectively.
  • 15. Cyber Laws:  There is absolutely no comprehensive law on Cybercrime any where in the world. This is reason that the investigating agencies like FBI are finding the Cyberspace to be an extremely difficult terrain.
  • 16. “LOVE BUG”  The most recent case of the virus "I love you" demonstrates the need for having cyber laws concerning Cybercrimes in different national jurisdictions. At the time of the web publication of this feature, Reuters has reported that "The Philippines has yet to arrest the suspected creator of the 'Love Bug' computer virus because it lacks laws that deal with computer crime, a senior police officer said". The fact of the matter is that there are no laws relating to Cybercrime in the Philippines. The National Bureau of Investigation is finding it difficult to legally arrest the suspect behind the 'Love Bug‘ computer virus.
  • 17. How to Tackle Such Activities??  Awareness is the first step in protecting yourself, your family and your business.  Invest in Anti-virus, Firewall, and SPAM blocking software for your PC.  Detect secure websites when conducting transactions online.  Do NOT respond or act on emails sent from unknown sources.
  • 18. Conclusion  The key to protecting yourself is being aware.  Not all cybercriminals are “hackers.”  There is a whole other world that exists in cyberspace… make sure that your information travels safely.  Stay Secure, Stay
  • 19. Thank You