CONTENTS:- Introduction; Impacts of Cyber Crime; Information Warfare; Hackers; Cyber Terrorism; Cyber Stalking; Soamming; Cryptography and Digital Signature; Computer Viruses; Trojan Horse Attacks; Denial of Service Attacks; Salami Techniques; Child Pornography; Privacy and Cyber Crime; Computer Crime Investigation; Computer Forensics; Intrusion Detection System (IDS); TCP/IP Security; Network Security Management; Challenges of Cyber Crime in India; The Information Technology Act 2000.
Cyber crime can be defined as any crime with the help of computer and telecommunication technology with the purpose of influencing the functioning of computer or computer system. It is estimated that there are over 600 million users connected to the internet and e-mail by 2001. With the boom in e-commerce and e-governance, the cyber crimes are very serious threat for the information age. This book discusses the nature of cyber crime, its impact in the new millennium, its investigation and the difficulties encountered by both the public and law enforcement officers as well as private investigators. It explorers techniques for collecting and preserving evidence. It also deals with practical methods and techniques that have proven to be effective in law enforcement.