Question-19 | Ch-6 Societal Impact | NCERT Solution IP-12

Cite examples depicting that you were a victim of following cyber-crime. Also, cite provisions in IT Act to deal with such a cyber-crime.
a) Identity theft
b) Credit card account theft


a) Example of Identity Theft

  1. Examples of Identity theft
  2. Your Bank account is drained
  3. Your name is given to police in any crime
  4. Phone or wireless connection established in your name
  5. Nee expense bill comes by your name
  6. Medical or Insurance claimed is taken by your name

b) Credit Card account theft

  1. purchasing big ticket items
  2. bill of unknown expenses with lot of charges
  3. “Card-not-present” fraud, is when criminals use your credit card details to make payments remotely.

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