Three main categories of cybercrime that need to be understood

Cybercrime can target governments, property and people.

Crimes against the people

Although these crimes take place on the Internet, they affect people’s lives. Some of these crimes include cyber harassment and stalking, the distribution of child pornography, various types of fraud, credit card fraud, human trafficking, identity theft and cyber related defamation or defamation.

Crime of endangering property

Some online crimes are against property, such as computers or servers. These crimes include DDoS attacks, hacking attacks, virus transmission, cyberspace and misspelling, computer sabotage, copyright infringement and intellectual property infringement.

Crimes against the government

When cybercrime infringes on the government, it is regarded as an attack on the sovereignty of the country and an act of war. Cyber crimes against the government include hacking, access to confidential information, cyber warfare, cyber terrorism and pirated software.

In 2000, it act and IPC solved most of these network crimes Cybercrime under it act includes:

Tampering with computer source documents.

Hackers invade computer systems and data changes.

Release obscene information.

Unauthorized access to the protected system.

Breach of confidentiality and privacy.

Issue a fake digital signature certificate.

Special laws and cybercrime under IPC include:

Send threatening messages by email

Send defamatory messages by email

Forgery of electronic records

Fake websites and cyber fraud

Email spoofing

Network seal

Email abuse

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