Cyber Crimes And Cyber Crime

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Cyber Crime is described as criminal activity committed via use of electronic communications with respect to cyber fraud or identity theft through phishing and spoofing. There are many other forms of cyber-crime also such as harassment, pornography etc. via use of information technology.
Usually Cyber-crime is divided in below 3 categories:
1. Persons: Cyber Crime against person can be conducted in many ways as in today’s world all the personal information is available on internet and one can use this against a person.
2. Property: These kind of crimes includes unauthorized computer tres passing via cyber space, transmission of harmful programmer or possession of comutersied information.
3. Government: One of growing cyber-crime and very dangerous at high scale is cyber-crime against government. As terrorist may use cyber space to crack into the government or military maintained websites and can get access to the very secretive information or files which can damage the safety of the county and the citizens of the nation at large.
Strict Cyber Law:
Cyber Law was the first step taken by the government against the cyber-crime. According to this law if any one tries to destroy, alters or delete any data or damage it without any permission of the owner of the computer, shall be punishable offense. Similarly if any corporate body is maintaining or protecting data of the person or company and if any negligent act or failure found in protecting the data shall be liable to pay…

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