Cyber crime

Cybercrime is a criminal action that encompasses mobile phones, laptop, network, and computer.  It is a threat to country’s external and internal security and monetary status. Crimes committed against publics with an illicit intention to cause physical or psychological harm, or loss to the victim directly or indirectly, by means of contemporary telecommunication networks such as social media network, the Internet and mobile phones.  In States and Union Territories, Cyber Crime Cells have been set up for reporting and investigation of Cyber Crime cases. Apart from that, in the States of States of Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, Manipur and Jammu & Kashmir, Government of India has additionally set up cyber forensic training and investigation labs for the training of Law Implementation and Judiciary.

There are several problems created by cybercrime.Privacy problems arise when confidential information gets leaked lawfully or in any other way.Also women are getting targeted in order to harm them physically and psychologically using internet and mobile phones which are a part of modern telecommunication networks.It has also been noticed that cybercrimes have crossed the boundaries from one nation to another.Also statistics says that a lot of damage has occured to global economy.

Question for the Day on the Topic

1. In which of the following state, Government of India has set up the cyber forensic training and investigation lab?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Gujarat
  3. Kerala
  4. Rajasthan

Answer: C

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