Cyber Crime in India

  • Dr. Suresh Kumar and Dr. Karan Singh Gaur
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  • Dr. Suresh Kumar

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

  • Dr. Karan Singh Gaur

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

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Cybercrime refers to criminal activities that are carried out using the internet and other digital technologies. It is a rapidly growing concern worldwide and poses a significant threat to individuals, organizations, and governments. Cybercrime can take many forms, including hacking, identity theft, cyberstalking, online fraud, and cyberbullying, among others. In India, there have been increasing incidents of cybercrime, and it is becoming a major challenge for law enforcement agencies, the private sector, and the government. To address this issue, there is a need for a strong legal framework, enhanced technical capabilities, public-private partnerships, cyber security research, and the implementation of cyber security standards. Prevention and mitigation of cybercrime require a multi-stakeholder approach, where individuals, organizations, and the government work together to raise awareness, improve cyber security, and address the challenges associated with cybercrime. By being proactive and taking the necessary steps to protect themselves from cybercrime, individuals and organizations can help prevent and reduce the impact of this growing threat. This paper will be discussing the introduction, historical background of cybercrime, causes and challenges of cybercrime, types, laws, penalties, cases, and conclusion.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 1288 - 1301


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