Cyber Crime is a term used to broadlydescribe criminal activity in whichcomputers or computer networks are atool, a target, or a place of Criminalactivity and include everything fromelectronic cracking to the denial ofservices attacks. It is also used to includetraditional crimes in which computer ornetworks are used to enable the illicitactivity.Computer crime mainly consist ofunauthorized access to computer systemdata.
As per the reports yet India lost $8b in cyber-crime. India has suffered losses of approximately $8 billion due tocyber-crime in 2011 and an estimated 14,392 websites inthe country were hacked in 2012. For the corporate sector, the news is alarming as nearly 80per cent of Indian business enterprises have reported datatheft thro-ugh online hacking. According to McAfee report India has the lowest rate ofsecurity measure adoption
After some of drawback Indian Government is steppinghead to fight against Cyber Crime. A new group was made name as “Cyber Cell” to preventthe cyber Crime… There are many cyber cell department all over the India.As like in Mumbai, Kerala, Hyderabad, Gujarat and someother states also. Recently CID from Hyderabad have arrested the 4 Cybercriminals on charges of online fraud.
Who are they ?What they do?How do they Harm you ?
It is well says that teacher teach what on the book, butstudents make the new version of that.Today a well know IT Security and CEH providing firm "EC-Council” have got hacked.EC-Council is popular for its professional Certification on ITsecurity and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).A Hacker name a Godzilla, who have breached the security ofthe Pakistan Government website few months ago have onceagain breached the security of EC-Council website.Hackers claimed to gain access to admin portal of the site andaccessed all the course material of theCEHv8,CHFIV4, ECSS,ECSA_LPT4 as per the ETH post.This shows that no one is 100% secure in the cyber world.Hackers mention to have multiple types of vulnerabilities onthe site, but he have not mention the specific vulnerabilities.
Best know for manufacturing Mother Board, a Taiwan basedcomputer hardware producing company Gigabytetechnologys website site has been hacked and defacedtoday by The TurkishAjan hacker group.There were totally four sub-domains of Gigabyte technologythat have been defaced. Hackers have not mention anyspecific reason for attack. On the deface page they justwrote "Hacked by Hacked by TurkishAjan. Bazen birseyleridegistirmek gerekir. Sometimes must be something"."Gigabyte Hacked !zone: http://goo.gl/UAbkt file:http://goo.gl/PbcuI #hack#news #gigabyte" as written on twitter account.RAR file contains many of the employees details as like Fullname, Email ids and plain text of passwords. Rar file is ofsize some thing 10.38 mb that was uploaded.