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Riyaz Abdul mulla
shri shahu Mandir mahavidyalaya
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.
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.
Categories of cyber crime
We can categorize cyber crime in two
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.
India stands 11th in the ranking for Cyber
Crime in the World, constituting 3% of the
Global Cyber Crime.
WHY INDIA ?
A rapidly growing online user
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.
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
50% of cybercrimes are not even reported
Cyber Crime Variants
"Hacking" is a crime, which entails cracking
systems and gaining unauthorized access to
the data stored in them.
Cyber Squatting is the act of registering a
famous Domain Name and then selling it for
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
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
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
Don't share access to your computers with
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!
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
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