Cyber Crime in India

  • Nawa Umar
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  • Nawa Umar

    Student at B.S. Anangpuria Institute of Law, Alampur, Faridabad, Haryana, India

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Cybercrime is a growing concern worldwide, and India is no exception. With the rapid advancement of technology and increased internet penetration, the country has witnessed a surge in cybercriminal activities. This abstract provides an overview of the cybercrime landscape in India, highlighting its scope, impact, and measures taken to combat this menace. The abstract begins by addressing the significance of cybercrime in the Indian context. It outlines the various types of cybercrimes prevalent in the country, including hacking, online fraud, identity theft, cyber bullying, and data breaches. The abstract also sheds light on the motivations behind these crimes, such as financial gain, espionage, activism, and personal vendettas. The abstract discusses the consequences of cybercrime in India. It highlights the financial losses incurred by individuals, businesses, and the government due to cyber- attacks. It also emphasizes the potential risks to national security and the integrity of critical infrastructure systems. The impact of cyber bullying on individuals' mental health and the overall erosion of public trust in digital platforms are also addressed.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 949 - 957


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