A Study on Cyber Crime: Types and Area of Improvement

International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI) | Volume VI, Issue II, February 2019 | ISSN 2321–2705

A Study on Cyber Crime: Types and Area of Improvement

Satya Priya1, Riya Khurana2, Preeti Singla3

1Student of CSE, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Punjab, India
2Student of BBA, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Punjab, India
3Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Punjab, India

Abstract: In this era of globalization, modernization and industrialization everyone is engaged online which has caused a huge damage on individuals as well as on organizations and many others sectors of the economy. This paper contains currently increasing ratio of online crimes and their unauthentic acts. This paper also shows a wide comparison between the increased numbers of hackers through online data. This paper describes the need to stop cybercrime and also gives details of the harm it has caused to the current environment. The paper also shows studies made on cyber-oriented crimes and types of cybercrimes nowadays. In addition some of the case studies related to cyber crimes are listed below.

Keywords:-Online data, Internet, Hacking, Terrorism, Cracking, Dark web, Cyber laws.


An economic crime committed using computers and the internet against individuals or group of individuals with the intension to harm. It can harm a nation’s security and financial health. Cybercrime rank as one of the four types of economic crimes. Its being growing rapidly as the hackers are using the dark web through which they can’t be stopped by any agencies like the FBI or any others. Everyone appreciates the use of Internet but there is an another side of crime that is Cyber crime by the use of internet. The use of VPN and the TOR browser are the main sources of the dark web through which hackers can easily hack any site without being tracked. This requires a technical expertise by the user. There are some who are intentionally trying to track and extract the vital and confidential information illegally for their personal use[1]. The purpose of this paper is to educate individuals who don’t know what are crime cyber and its importance in growing technological society [2]. The main reason why hackers are not being cached is the bouncing of their IP numbers. Major theft and fraud cases happen by the use of cyber crime only. Cyber Crime is growing very day because since technological advancing in computers makes it very easy for anyone to steal without physically harming anyone [2].

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