Cyber Terrorism: A Disguise Impact of Internet Technology over Global Networks

Saksham Kumar AND Aranya Chatterjee
New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India

Volume III, Issue III, 2020

Terrorism is spreading widely all over the world at a greater pace. Today terrorism doesn’t restrict itself to physical/ Bodily injury rather has been extended to the terrorism through the virtual world i.e. the cyberspace. When the information system of a nation is attacked which in turn creates a situation of panic and puzzle in the minds of the people of the country, it amounts to cyber terrorism. In today’s world, the internet has become an essential constituent and intrinsic part to every factor from which a nation runs and relies upon whether it is economic, social, legal parameters, security and protocols of a country or an individual.  This paper aims to discussing the concept of cyber terrorism in depth by explaining to the readers the varied ill-effects which are a result of cyber terrorism and what causes cyber terrorism. Additionally, this paper also puts light on the ways in which cyber terrorism can be suppressed or rather eradicated in an efficient and effective manner.

Keywords: – Cyberspace; Cyber Terrorism; Virtual World.


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