Awareness of Netizens on Cyber Crimes – an Empirical Examination in Andhra Pradesh
Satish Kumar Ganta1, K. I. Pavan Kumar2
1Satish Kumar Ganta, Research Scholar, KLU College of Law, KL University, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
2Dr. K.I. Pavan Kumar, Associate Professor, KLU College of Law, KL University, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
Manuscript received on 30 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 October 2019 | PP: 461-463 | Volume-8 Issue-3S October 2019 | Retrieval Number: C10951083S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C1095.1083S19
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Abstract: Internet has become an innovative relief for the modern generation, at it also promote a burden on the society. The internet acts as the genesis and breeding ground for a new kind of crime called the “cyber crime”. Common internet users are not aware of cyber crimes and they are not conscious on the precautionary aspects to over come such attacks from taking place. This paper aims to analyze the awareness levels of internet users towards various forms of cyber crimes. This study was conducted in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh. Descriptive Research Design was adopted for the study and a sample size of 160 respondents were selected using Random Sampling Technique involving both the genders among the internet users. The findings of the study shows that the awareness levels of the internet users towards cyber crimes in the study area are very low and they have very less perception towards various forms of cyber crimes that exists in the modern times.
Keywords: Cyber Crimes, Awareness, Cyber Law, Internet Users.
Scope of the Article: Context Awareness and Personalization