CYBER FRAUDS By SAI SRI MOURYA PUSULURI Technological advancements have always been a boon and a bane for the human. The Internet is one such thing that humans have found out of the technological advancements. The number of users of the internet has grown exponentially. The evidence is not only demonstrated by figures in developed countries but also in developing countries like India. Internet technologies have been adopted for multiple applications like E-Government, E-Learning, and E-commerce.
First, the anonymity of cyberbullies gives the bully a huge advantage. Bullies will be harsher online because the fake username or email address will make them feel more powerful and confident. Secondly, technology today can make bullying have a more damaging effect. Kids and teens today should not be being harassed online, to the point where technology is hurting their lives instead of helping. Nobody should ever feel like ending their lives because of bullying.
This is a popular act of crime because of its traceability; new ways have been introduced to make your online presence untraceable, invisible and anonymous, which leaves you thinking. Should I really be leaving all my personal information online or, “in the cloud”.This allows a younger, smarter, more intelligent generation to rebel freely without their actions being traced to them which is becoming increasingly dangerous as this trend is
Now what we gonna talk about today is the crime of the internet or should i say technology a.k.a cybercrime. Cybercrime is a new type of crime that can occurs in this generation. Recently more cybercrime happen because we use technology everyday. This crime can be categorised in different categories. Internet has become one of the main keys for many people around the world.
Abstract “Cybercrimes and cyber criminals seem to be everywhere now and Taking cyber security seriously could mean the difference between Business success and failure”. The purpose of this paper is to find out the reasons for increase and ways of detecting and preventing cybercrime in businesses. Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime. More and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the Internet to commit a diverse range of criminal activities that knows no borders, either physical or virtual. There are many ways and means of preventing cybercrime which includes education and training of staff and securing company digital assets.
Do not panic. Create a proper awareness drive. Instead of sharing emotions of disgust directing towards the irresponsible people, why not share how this incident has affected your life or people near you? This can give an idea to all the people around you and how these people can avoid from getting victimized too. We need to try and negate all the possible types of attacks to render them ineffective anymore, not to spread panic in our nation.
Identity theft Identity theft is a crime that has existed for centuries. However, modern technologies such as the Internet have duplicated and simplified the different ways to commit this crime. Not so long ago, birth certificates or other identification documents were rare; it was thus not too difficult to pass yourself off as another person. While people have more identification documents and other personal data nowadays, identity theft and/or identity fraud are becoming more and more common crimes. Most of these data are stored online, hacking a storage device could provide therefore numerous of identities to use.
Cybercrimes – Worldwide International cybercrimes is often an objection to the usefulness of domestic and international law and law enforcement. Because the actual laws in many countries are not oriented to cope with cybercrime, criminals increasingly deal crimes on the Internet in order to yield advantages of the less serious punishments or difficulties of being found out who are the criminals. In under developing or developed countries, governments and industries have constantly realized the massive threats of cybercrime towards the economic and political security and public interests. However, the involvement in types and forms of cybercrime increases the complication to restrain. In this sense, fighting cybercrime commands for international
Also covers Cyber Stalking and Phishing. • Section 66B: Receiving a Stolen Computer Resource - applies to purchase or trading or use of stolen computers or mobiles besides information • Section 66C: Identity Theft - applies to Password theft, theft of cryptographic key etc. • Section 66D: Cheating by impersonation - applies to Phishing, Job Frauds etc • Section 66E: Violation of Privacy - applies to Video Voyeurism • Section 66F: Defines Cyber Terrorism and punishment for the same. • Section 66F (A): Act done with the intent to threaten the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or to strike terror in the people or any section of the people. E. Indian Penal Code Apart from IT Act, 2000 and amendment of 2008, some of the cyber crimes are also covered by Indian Penal Code.
Although phishing seems to be hitting on individual and organizations, it brings major impact towards economy and nation sanctuary. Keywords: Phishing, cybercrime, emails, Introduction Cybercrime is one of the most problematic scenario where the criminals are barely untraceable and tricky to pursued. Most of these crimes were done within internet and mobile phone (SMS/MMS) where the offences are against individual or organization.