Abstract: The main reason for new forms of crime labeled cyber crime is the speedy growth of the internet and computer technology over the past few ages.Cyber is the imaginary space, which is created when the electronic devices communicate, similar to network of computers, Cyber crime refers to anything done in the cyber space with a criminal intent. These could be either the criminal activities in the traditional sense or could be activities which are newly evolved with the growth of the technology. Cyber crime includes acts such as hacking, uploading obscene content on the Internet, sending obscene e-mails(spamming) and hacking into a person's e-banking account to withdraw money(phishing) The concept of cyber crime is not very different from the concept of conservative crime since both include conduction of unauthorised action or omission, which breaks the rules of law. Cybercrime has been one of the common practices made by the computer experts. this paper its mentioned about some of the impacts of the cybercrime. This paper gives detailed information regarding cybercrime, its types, modes of cybercrime and security measures including prevention to deal effectively with cybercrime.
Keywords: e-mails(spamming), ithdraw money(phishing), cybercrime.