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Cyber crime by riyaz mulla

  1. 1. Wel-Come To ppt Presentation on “Cyber Crime” by Riyaz Abdul mulla of Bca Department shri shahu Mandir mahavidyalaya
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION The internet in India is growing rapidly. It has given rise to new opportunities in every field we can think of – be it entertainment, business, sports or education. There are two sides to a coin. Internet also has its own disadvantages. One of the major disadvantages is Cyber crime – illegal activity committed on the internet.
  3. 3. W HAT IS CYBER CRIME ? 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.
  4. 4. Categories of cyber crime We can categorize cyber crime in two ways.  The computer as a target :- using a computer to attacks other computer, e.g. Hacking, virus attacks, Dos attack etc.  The computer as a weapon :- using a computer to commit real world crime e.g. cyber terrorism, credit card fraud and pornography etc.
  5. 5. India stands 11th in the ranking for Cyber Crime in the World, constituting 3% of the Global Cyber Crime.
  6. 6. WHY INDIA ? A rapidly growing online user Base 121 Million Internet Users 65 Million Active Internet Users, up by 28% from 51 million 50 Million users shop online on Ecommerce and Online Shopping Sites 46+ Million Social Network Users 346 million mobile users had subscribed to Data Packages.
  7. 7. The police have recorded 3,038 cases but made only 2,700 arrests in 3 years (between 2007 and 2010) India registered only 1,350 cases under the IT Act and IPC 50% of cybercrimes are not even reported
  8. 8. Cyber Crime Variants Hacking "Hacking" is a crime, which entails cracking systems and gaining unauthorized access to the data stored in them. Cyber Squatting Cyber Squatting is the act of registering a famous Domain Name and then selling it for a fortune.
  9. 9. Phishing  Acquiring information such as usernames, password and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity.  India is among the top 15 countries hosting "phishing" sites which aims at stealing confidential information such as passwords and credit card details
  10. 10. Safety tips to avoid Cybercrime • Use anti-virus software and firewalls - keep them up to date • Keep your operating system up to date with critical security updates and patches • Don't open emails or attachments from unknown sources • Use hard-to-guess passwords. Don’t use words found in a dictionary. Remember that password cracking tools exist • Back-up your computer data on disks or CDs often
  11. 11. • Don't share access to your computers with strangers • If you have a Wi-Fi network, password protect it • Disconnect from the Internet when not in use • Re evaluate your security on a regular basis • Make sure your employees and family members know this info too!
  12. 12. A final word Treat your password like you treat your tooth brush. Never give to any one else to use, and change it every few months
  13. 13. CONCLUSION Cybercrime is indeed getting the recognition it deserves. However, it is not going to restricted that easily . In fact , it is highly likely that cyber crime and its hackers will continue developing and upgrading to stay ahead of the law. So, to make us a safer we must need cyber security.