CONTENTS:- 1. Emergence of Cyber Crime; 2. Increasing Focus: Increasing Threats; 3. Hiding Crimes in Cyberspace; 4. Rising Challenges; 5. Cyber Gambling; 6. Responding to New Economy & Controls; 7. Facing Challenges in Law Enforcement; 8. Locating, Identifying, Stopping the Criminals; 9. India/Awakens; 10. Hackers & the Hacking; 11. Hackers: The People, the Believers.
If misuse of the Internet is a fact of life of the modern world, so is the concerted effort of netizens and state authorities to counter crime and criminal activities in cyberspace. The present publication attempts to provide the reader with a comprehensive insight into the working of the criminal mind in its various manifestations. The aspects included for discussion are: Crime and criminal activities on the Internet; abuse of the Web; nature of cyber frauds; the double edge of encryption; hacking and counter-measures to hacking; form and content of perceived regulatory mechanisms; and ways and means of identifying and nailing criminals. Not only will the book be of use to Internet users and those in authority, planners and policymakers in the area of telecom development.