An Effective-Cum-Strategic Investigation Approach for Cyber-dependent Crime

Raj Shree, Ashwani Kant Shukla, Ravi Prakash Pandey, Vivek Shukla and Paresh Goyal

Cybercrime investigation is psych-tech science. It requires the correct knowledge integrated with the various tools and techniques to effectively and productively rise into the digital crime scene. The twentieth century has brought to reality the idea of a global village, where digital technology has interconnected and enmeshed the world economies, cultures and populations. India is no exception, with over 400 million internet users as of 2018, making it the second-largest internet population in the world. While greater connectivity via the World Wide Web promises large-scale progress, it also leaves our digital societies open to new vulnerabilities. Cyber crimes know no borders and evolve at a pace at par with emerging technologies. It grows and evolves with consumer behavior trends. So, the trending cyber-crimes complement our usage patterns of the internet and technology. In the last decade, emails and chat rooms used to be the most common methods of communication online. This decade, see a shift to mobile apps like Whatsapp and Viber and social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Naturally, to shift from the number of email related frauds to social media frauds.

Volume 12 | Issue 5

Pages: 494-500

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I5/20201966