counterfeiting, manufacture of false money for gain,
ybercrime, also called Computer Crime/Electronic Crime.
Cybercrime is any crime that is either prepared or completed
using electronic devices (electronic/computer system)
New technologies create new criminal opportunities, but few new types of crime are,
1. Child Pornography
4. Stealing Identities
5. Cyber Stalking
6. Committing Fraud
8. Cyber Terrorism
The Department of Justice categorizes computer crime in
“Targets” - attacking the computers of others (spreading
Viruses is an example).
“Weapon” - using a computer to commit “Traditional
Crime" (such as fraud or illegal gambling).
“Accessory” – using as a “Fancy Filing Cabinet" (storing
illegal or stolen information).
Survey Results of Symantec-Norton for September 2012
India has a single law on cyber
The cyber law of India is named
as “Information Technology act,
2000 (IT Act, 2000)” and it is
the sole cyber law of India.
TOP #3 CYBER CRIMINALS
Reports by FBI(Federal Bureau Of
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