What is Cyber Crime ?
History of Cyber Crime.
Types of Cyber Crime.
Manner of Committing Cyber Crime.
What is Cyber Law ?
Acts made to deal with cyber crime in
Case Study in India
Cyber Crime is simply defined as crimes that are
directly related to computers and using
computers. It is any criminal act dealing with
computers and networks.
An increasing number of criminal activities are
using the internet.
Computers and other electronic devices can be tools
to commit crime. A personal computer connected to
Internet without protection may be infected with
malicious software in under a minute.
Cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing criminal
activities on the planet, it covers huge range of
illegal activity including financial scams, computer
hacking and virus attacks.
In early decades of modern IT, computer crimes
were committed by individual or dishonest
As telecommunications technology spread
throughout the IT world, programmers started
writing malicious software, including self replicating
programs, to interface with personal computers.
Popular cyber crimes are computer viruses and
Target group of
Denial of Service
Unauthorized Access means any kind of access without
permission of either owner or rightful person as in-
charge of computer, computer system or computer
Every act committed towards breaking into computer or
network is Hacking. Hackers write or use ready made
computer programs to attack the large computer.
The program that acts like something useful but do
things that are quiet damping. The programs of this kind
are called Trojans.
Virus and Worm Attack:
A program that has capability to infect other programs
and make copies of itself and spread into other
programs is called Virus.
And the programs multiply like viruses but spread
from computer to computer are called as worms.
Phishing scams and fraud:
A phisher use spoof emails to direct computer user to
fraud websites to react or respond on a transfer of
money or credit cards details ,passwords from user.
It refers to email that appears to have been originated
from one source when it was actually send from
Cyber Law is a term that
encapsulates the legal issues
related to use of Internet. It is less
a distinct field of law than
intellectual property or contract
law, as it is a domain covering
many areas of law and regulation.
Some leading topics include
access and usage.
e-bay.in is the most popular online shopping
mall providing free online auctions for products
like mobiles/cell phones, cameras, computers,
Two persons, alleged mastermind Debasis Pandit,
a B.Tech Student and other Rabi Narayan Sahu.
Pandit allegedly hacked into eBay India site and
gathered the details of around 700 credit
cardholders. He then made purchases using their
The fraud came to the notice of eBay officials
when it was detected that several purchases were
made from Rourkela while the customers were
based in cities such as Bangalore, Baroda and
The company brought the matter to the notice of
Rourkela police after some customers lodged
Pandit used to address of Sahu for the delivery of the
purchased goods and always be at sahu house.
Bhubaneswar: Rourkela police busted a racket
involving in online fraud both of them got arrested.
And this both were taken under remand and
forwarded to the court of sub divisional judicial
The case has been registered against the accused
under sections 420 and 34 of the Indian Penal
Code and Section 66 on the IT Act and got eight
months jail with fine of six Lac.
In 2013, the city police received almost 45
complaints of cyber crimes every month according to
India is the third most targeted country for phishing
India is the number one country in world for
generating the spam.
In India 50% of cyber crime are not even reported.