Cyber Crime & Information technology Act 2000

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Cyber Crime & Information technology Act 2000

  1. 1. The Cyber Crime The InformationTechnology Act 2000. -Presented by SYBAF (B).
  2. 2. The InformationTechnology Act, 2000.
  3. 3. Introduction. The InformationTechnology (IT) Act 2000 can be defined as :-  an act passed by the Indian Parliament,  contains cyber laws,  provides legal framework,  safeguards e-commerce and e-data interchange.
  4. 4. Objectives. Some of the objectives of the IT Act 2000 are as follows :- To facilitate maintenance of electronic records. To facilitate legality to electronic transactions. To facilitate electronic filing. To amend various other acts.
  5. 5. Contents. The InformationTechnologyAct, 2000 contains the following :-  13 chapters.  94 sections.  4 schedules.
  6. 6. Sections. Some of the important sections of the IT Act 2000 are :- Section 1 to 14 Legal aspects for Digital Signature. Section 15 to 42 License for Digital Signature Certificate. Section 43 to 47 Penalties and compensation. Section 48 to 64 Tribunals and appeal to High Court, etc. Section 65 to 79 Offences. Section 80 to 94 Miscellaneous Provisions.
  7. 7. Advantages. Some advantages of the application of the IT Act 2000 are :-  Helpful to promote e-commerce.  Enhance the corporate business.  Filling online forms.  High penalty for cyber crime.
  8. 8. Cyber-Crimes.
  9. 9. Cyber crime can be defined as :-  a crime done through a computer,  an illegal activity committed on the internet,  where the computer acts as a tool for crime,  and exposed to internet security. Introduction.
  10. 10. Cyber-crimes can be basically divided into 3 major categories :-  Cyber-crimes against persons.  Cyber-crimes against property.  Cyber-crimes against government. Categories.
  11. 11. Cyber-crimes against a person. The following are the ways through which cyber-crime takes place against a person :-  Transmission of child pornography.  Harassment through spam e-mails.
  12. 12. Cyber-crimes against property. The following are the ways through which cyber-crime takes place against property :-  Computer vandalism.  Transmission of harmful programme.
  13. 13. Cyber-crimes against govt. The following are the ways through which cyber-crime takes place against government :-  Cyber-terrorism.  Cracking.
  14. 14. Types. Cyber-crimes can be classified into following types :-  Call-centre / BPO scams.  Child pornography.  Credit card frauds.  Cyber-squatting.  Cyber-stalking.  Cyber-lotto.  E-mail security destruction.  Violation of privacy.  Software Piracy.  Data fiddling.  Phreaking.  Hacking.
  15. 15. Hacking.  Illegal intrusion.  Similar to cracking.  Breaking networks. Write / use ready-made computer programs.  Personal monetary gains.
  16. 16. Software Piracy.  Unauthorized software theft.  Illegal copy / Counterfeiting.  Illegal distribution of the same.  No valid license .  Almost impossible to stop.
  17. 17. Credit Card Frauds.  Fraud through credit / debit card.  Identity theft.  Controlling others’ card.  Skimming (making copy of card).  Fraudulent source of funds.
  18. 18. Child Pornography.  Images / Clips abusing a child sexually.  Sexual exploitation of a child .  Extracting child’s personal information.  Generated by the pedophiles.  Cause for pedophilia.
  19. 19. India = 3 %Statistical Data.
  20. 20. Cyber-Police. Mumbai Police Control Room. 100 Mumbai Police. www.mumbaipolice.org Indian Computer Emergency Response Team. www.cert-in.org.in Mumbai cyber-crime complaints to filed with:
  21. 21. Thank You. Pearl Almeida (72) Aditi Chamaria (76) Adwait Sahasrabuddhe (112) Vivek Sharma (116) Archana Shringarpure (118) Nidhi Khedekar (127) - Presented By.

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