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25Jan 2019

Cyber Crime

Posted by : Jindal Vidya Mandir Kalmeshwar
Category : Jindal Vidya Mandir Kalmeshwar
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Cyber Crime in India has been rapidly evolving since the dawn of the technological era. Every day, in fact, you come to know different tricks, scams and many other offences being committed on the cyberspace. There are many types of cybercrime in India that have already been listed under the Information Technology Act 2000, suggesting various types of crimes. Also in order to follow the guidelines of cybercrime act in India, in major cities, many cybercrime cells in India have been set up.

What is Cybercrime?

Have you ever received an email saying you have inherited five million dollars from a prince in another country? According to the email, all you need to do is to provide the sender with your bank account number, and he'll put the money in your account, making you an instant millionaire! Sometimes, this scheme actually works. As a result, unfortunate individuals who has provided their details with their bank account numbers later discovered that their accounts had been cleaned out.

Cybercrime consists of illegal activity conducted on a computer. Traditional crimes may be committed while using a computer, but cybercrime consists of more specific types of crimes, such as phishing schemes and viruses. Hackers also engage in phishing scams, like asking for bank account numbers, and credit card theft.

Types of cybercrime

There are various types of cybercrime, such as  mentioned below. They may include:

  • Credit card theft
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Electronic bullying and stalking
  • Hacking for fun
  • Identity theft
  • Network intrusions
  • Software piracy

Prevention of cybercrime

  • Use Strong Passwords. Use different user ID / password combinations for different accounts and avoid writing them down
  • Secure your computer
  • Be alert while using  Social-Media
  • Secure your Mobile Devices
  • Install the latest operating system updates                                          
  • Protect your Data
  • Secure your wireless network

“As the worlds is increasingly interconnected everyone shares the responsibility of cyber space”


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