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A New Insight on Cyber Crime and its Legal Aspects
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Friday, 23 July 2010 22:58

Akshaya Centre, Kakkazham, Alappuzha in association with Crime Enquiry Cell- Trivandrum organized a sensitization program on Cyber Crime and its Legal Aspects for the students of Government Higher Secondary school, Ambalappuzha. Sri.N.Vinaya Kumar- Additional Secretary, Enquiry Cell- Trivandrum while addressing the students he stressed the importance of Akshaya network in Kerala. He said that Akshaya has a great potential to work for social cause since it is spread over Kerala.

 

He also suggested to Akshaya Team to organize more such programs.

 

He said that even though department has taken very stringent measures to curtail cyber crime the number of such cases are increasing day by day.

 

Cyber crimes committed against persons include various crimes like transmission of child-pornography, harassment of any one with the use of a computer such as e-mail. The trafficking, distribution, posting, and dissemination of obscene material including pornography and indecent exposure, constitutes one of the most important Cyber crimes known today.

 

He warned the students to not to buy used SIM or mobile phones, which may cause unnecessary trouble.

 

He briefed the cyber crimes like

 

1. Phishing,one of the most serious cyber crimes  where the scammers will attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

 

He cautioned them not fall in to this trap and said that  we should  sent our account details through mail only  after confirming the concerned authority that the mail is genuine.  

 

2. E-mail spoofing is the forgery of an e-mail header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source.

 

3. E-mail bombing involves sending several thousand identical messages to an electronic mailbox in order to overflow it.

 

Legal aspects of Cyber crime

 

Any Individual can complain against a person who sent obscene picture or comment through SMS. The offender is entitled to get 5 years imprisonment and a penalty of Rs.10lakhs.

 

Over view of the program was given by Mr. Anoop, Akshaya Coordinator. Followed by the seminar, Mr.Sathya Prakash- Assistant District Coordinator, Alappzha had a session on psychology.

 

Mr. N.Narayanan Nambudiri- Vice Principal, Mr. Jayan Vanathra- P.T.A President, Mr. B.Suresh- Advocate, Mr.K.P.Krishna Das -Senior Assistant and Mr.I.Shafeek- Akshaya Entrepreneur, Kakkazham were part of the program

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