CYBER CRIMES

Shreya Jetly, Amity Law School, Noida


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Abstract

There has been advancement in technology, the uses of internet have been exceeded over the years which results in risks like crimes. Crimes relating to the use of internet are known as Cyber Crime which are very dangerous as compared to rest of the crimes in the world. In India, cyber laws are contained in the Information Technology Act, 2000 which was later amended in the year 2008.


The paper contains the definition, evolution, history and various modes of cybercrimes like email spoofing, cyber defamations, Trojans, spamming, phishing, data-diddling etc and under which category they fall. This paper talks about the law of cybercrime in India. This paper tries to track down the concept of cybercrimes in detail and its law in India. The type of research applied here is Doctrinal. This research focuses on case-law, statutes, and other legal sources. This paper is based on exploratory research from internet and data cited in the paper, library books etc. There are primary sources like Legislation: Information Technology Act 2000 and the 2008 amended act of information and technology etc as well as secondary sources like articles and other sources like internet are being used in this research paper.



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