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CONTENTS

Introduction Types of Cyber Crime

CYBER CRIMES
Cyber crime is simply as criminal activity involving the information technology infrastructure. Illegal access - unauthorized access by unauthorized people. Illegal interception - technical means of non-public transmissions of computer data to, from or within a computer system. Data interference - illegal damaging, deleting or alteration of computer data. systems interference - interfering with the functioning of a computer by inputting, transmitting or suppressing computer data. Misuse of devices - usage of unauthorized people. Forgeries - ID theft.

Types of Cyber Crime

HACKING DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACK VIRUS DISSEMINATION SOFTWARE PIRACY PORNOGRAPHY IRC Crime CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Conti
NET EXTORTION

PHISHING SPOOFING CYBER STALKING CYBER DEFAMATION THREATENING SALAMI ATTACK

HACKING
Hacking in simple terms means illegal intrusion into a computer system without the permission of the computer owner/user.

DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACK


This is an act by the criminal, who floods the bandwidth of the victims network or fills his e-mail box with spam mail depriving him of the services he is entitled to access or provide

VIRUS DISSEMINATION
Malicious software that attaches itself to other software. (virus, worms, Trojan Horse, Time bomb, Logic Bomb, Rabbit and Bacterium are the malicious softwares )

NET EXTORTION
the companys confidential data in order to extort said company for huge amount.
Copying

SPOOFING
one computer on a network to pretend to have the identity of another computer, usually one with special access privileges , so as to obtain access to the other computers on the network.
Getting

CYBER STALKING
The Criminal follows the victim by sending emails, entering the chat rooms frequently.

CYBER DEFAMATION
The Criminal sends emails containing defamatory matters to all concerned of the victim or post the defamatory matters on a website. ( disgruntled employee may do this Against boss,ex-boys friend against girl, Divorced husband against wife etc)

THREATENING
The Criminal sends threatening email or comes in contact in chat rooms with or victim. (Any one disgruntled may do this againstboss, friend or official)

CATEGORIES OF CRIMES

Cyber crimes

Mobiles

Banking

Internet

CRIMES RELATED TO MOBILES


Chipping and pinning. Usage of mobiles in cinema theatres to take videos. Irritating an unknown person by continuous sms and phone calls. Taking photos without knowledge of that particular person. Mobile robberies. Blue bugging unknown persons interruption using blue tooth.

CRIMES RELATED TO BANKING


Nigerian money offers. Misusing others credit card in the public . Abusing pin numbers of credit cards. Issuing fake cheques.

CRIMES RELATED TO INTERNET


Sale of duplications. Misusing the information stored on others personal computer or website. Software piracy. Forgeries such as ID theft. Harmful software - attaches itself to other software.

Protect your Computers!


Use anti-virus software and firewalls - keep them up to date Keep your operating system up to date with critical security updates and patches Don't open emails or attachments from unknown sources Use hard-to-guess passwords. Dont use words found in a dictionary. Remember that password cracking tools exist Back-up your computer data on disks or CDs often
Don't

share access to your computers with strangers If you have a wi-fi network, password protect it Disconnect from the Internet when not in use Reevaluate your security on a regular basis Make sure your employees and family members know this info too!

CONCLUSION
Cyber crime is a crime that ruins people financially, personally, professionally often taking years to recover from it unless we people are aware of it.

Let us take part in developing our INDIA without crimes