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cybercrime

noun a criminal offense on the Web, a criminal offense regarding the Internet, a violation of law on the Internet, an illegality committed with regard to the Internet, breach of law on the Internet, computer crime, connravention through the Web, corruption regarding Internet, criminal activity on the Internet, disrupting operations through malevolent programs on the Internet, eleccric crime, Internet crime, sale of contraband on the Internet, stalking victims on the Internet, theft of identify on the Internet
Associated concepts: copyright theft through cybercrime, cyber laws, hacking, privacy
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He said the fight against cyber crimes needs national, collective and moral responsibility to raise awareness about the risks and dangers it poses to individuals and states, calling for the importance to develop legislations and laws to combat terrorism.
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Among the recommendations,the committee suggested the government set up the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre ( ICCCC) at the national level with proposed branches in all states.
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On his part, representative of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation Abdullah Jassim Al-Sayed thanked RAP and the National Central Bureau for organising the session, pointing out that cyber crimes have become one of the hardest crimes to tackle, being cross-centinental.
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Unfortunately, there is no law to deal with cyber crimes effectively," he added.
While some of the speakers suggested opening channels for information sharing and mutual assistance, others debated whether or not a new cyber crime convention should be considered.
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The forum will present 10 working papers focused on the types of cyber crimes, technology and malicious software used to commit them, the threats these pose, and modern techniques and standards that can be followed to avoid and reduce cyber crime.