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Year: 2015 | Month: March | Volume: 2 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 110-113

Cyber Crime through Mobile Phone in India and Preventive Methods

Avneet Kaur Bajaj1, Chander Jyoti2

1Department of Biotechnology, 2Department of Bioinformatics,
GGDSD College, Sector 32 B, Chandigarh, India.

Corresponding author: Avneet Kaur Bajaj


Technology has made human life easier. Though there are many benefits of the technology but we are also facing a serious threat of cyber crime. One of the examples of technology is mobile phone. Cell phone advancement in terms of various applications like networking mobile, computing wireless network is one of the major achievements of the technology. India is second largest user of mobile phone after China and according to telephone regulatory of India on 31st March 2014, there are around 933 billion mobile users in India but 50 percent of mobile users in India do not use mobile security solution resulting in increase mobile cyber threat. Various types of the cyber crime through mobile and their preventive methods have been discussed in this article.

Keywords: Cyber crime, Prevention of cyber crime, Vishing, Smishing.

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