Written By: Hafsa Tariq, Iqra Jahan, Jaweria Ghaffar, Kabsha Arif, Maryam Ali
From the beginning of the transistors, technology has been driven a society in which people are connecting to everyone in this world. Without any doubt technological evolution has made our lives easier than ever before in which internet existence is one of the blessed inventions of all. But these inventions are also having cons along with their pros and humans have also been involved in evading from these cons.
One of the emerging and serious challenges for the technological revolution is cybercrime. Cybercrime is the most recent type of digital crime which involves computers, hardware devices, computer networks, and digital devices. These devices or computers have been used as a tool to commit various crimes. Usage of social media has brought a new wave in the expansion of cybercrimes. Cybercrime does not only include hacking or stealing but it addresses a lot of different crimes such as child pornography, cyberstalking, unauthorized access, forgery etc. Cybercrime is hazardously affecting people, organizations, government bodies, individuals as they have become victims of cracking, piracy, cyber terrorism etc.
Initially, cybercrime has been evolved as a major challenge in the 21st century and it is expanding unexpectedly that now government and organizations are focusing to get evaded by this problem. Earlier, cybercrime was committed by different individuals and some small groups but nowadays it has been observed that there are now organized networks around the world, who are committing these cybercrimes. Continue reading