The Rise in Cybercrimes: A Major Threat to Human Race

  • Medhansh Mishra and Raneeta Pal
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  • Medhansh Mishra

    Student at Manipal University Jaipur, India.

  • Raneeta Pal

    Assistant Professor of Law at Manipal University Jaipur, India.

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The man deserves all the credit for receiving god's gift, with both his hands, which endows human beings with the capability of using the brain efficiently. By this only advent of technology was possible with making communications faster underlying purpose behind it. But this purpose appears to have been overshadowed by the negative aspect of technology i.e. cybercrimes as per the recent trends which show an upsurge in the commission of crime rate over cyberspace. In stark contrast to the times when there were very few Cybercrimes committed we are witnessing a situation wherein every year cybercrimes are crossing their previous tally. With almost no fear in the mind of getting caught criminals are carrying out these activities backed by their ill intentions. The world of the internet facilitates cyber crimes in two ways firstly its being borderless makes people of several countries prone to cyber-attack and secondly when it provides the offender with the luxury of committing a crime just by sitting in his room which makes it difficult on part of authorities to get hold of the culprit. This horrendous increase in cybercrimes poses a threat to the entire human race and immediately calls for change in the manner we use our gadgets. This write-up describes the ground reality of cybercrimes in India. Certain precautionary measures have been entailed in this write-up which every individual should take on his part to save the human race from the detrimental effect of cybercrimes.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 1737 - 1744


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