Cyber Crimes in the Age of Covid 19

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Imtizajul Hussain Shah , Dr Tejasvi Bhatia


The paper discusses the topic of rising cybercrime in the age of COVID-19. Various dimensions related to cybercrime such as rise in internet usage for remote activities, victimization and the aftermath of such crimes upon individuals and large corporations as well as the cyber security measures that lead to the identification of the contributing factors behind the rising rate of cybercrime. Qualitative research methodology has been adopted in this regard for the comprehensive analysis of secondary resources. Few secondary thematic analyses are provided here in this study to discuss and analyze the ratio of cybercrimes perfectly during COVID-19 pandemic situation. Few recommendations have been made regarding further investment in the cybercrime department and awareness raising programs for the prevention of cybercrime.

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