Cyber Delinquencies

  • Sanjeev Kumar and Dr Anupam Manhas
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  • Sanjeev Kumar

    Research Scholar at Career Point University Hmairpur Himachal Pradesh, India

  • Dr Anupam Manhas

    Assistant Professor (HOD) at Career Point University Hmairpur Himachal Pradesh, India

Abstract

Present century is considered as the era of technology, internet where the things or transitions are usually done on the internet. Internet is considered as the stage of the world where one can access any information from any corner of the world. But some money minded people using it as a weapon for criminal monetary benefits. Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing criminal activities on the planet. It covers a huge range of illegal activity including financial scams, computer hacking, virus attacks, stalking by e-mail and creating websites that promote racial hatred. As internet technology advances so does the threat of cyber crime. In times like these we must protect ourselves from cyber crime. Antivirus software, firewalls and security patches are just the beginning. Never open suspicious e-mails and only navigate to trusted sites. These offensive acts are termed as cyber crime or cyber delinquency. In order to punish these cyber criminal IT Act, 2000 was enacted and some important changes were made in Indian Penal Code, 1860. The objective of writing this paper is to spread the information regarding cyber crime among the public.

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International Journal of Law Managment and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 2536 - 2544

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.11774

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