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ISSN:2394-3661 | Crossref DOI | SJIF: 5.138 | PIF: 3.854

International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

(An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Online and Print Journal)

A Review on Information Technology and Cyber Laws

( Volume 2 Issue 5,May 2015 ) OPEN ACCESS

Shailesh P. Thakare, Nitin M Shivratriwar, Shrikant N. Sarda


Now a day’s most of the activities and financial transactions uses internet, since internet is accessible from anywhere, perpetrator takes advantage of this and commit a crime.  Cybercrime is a term used to broadly describe criminal activity in which computers or computer networks are a tool, a target, or a place of criminal activity and include everything from electronic cracking to denial of service attacks. It is also used to include traditional crimes in which computers or networks are used to enable the illicit activity. Cyber criminals take full advantage of the anonymity, secrecy, and interconnections provided by the Internet. In this paper we have tried to provide information about Cyber crime, its nature, Perpetrators, Classification of cyber crime, Reasons for its emergence, In next section of this paper we have given an information about cyber law, IT legislation in India. Further in next section we have discuses about Cyber crime scenario in India. Finally Last two sections of this paper discuss about some cyber crime cases in India and some cyber crimes and punishments related with those crime.

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