Cyber crime: It is the latest and perhaps the most complicated problem in the cyber world. Cyber crime may be said to be those species,of which,,genus is the conventional crime, and where either the computer is an object or subject of the conduct constituting crime.
Any criminal activity that uses a computer either as an instrumn=entality, target or a means for perpetuating further crimes comes within the ambit of cyber crime.
Cyber act: This act is established in the year 2000 of May. Both the houses of the Indian parliament passed the Information Technology Bill. The Bill received the assent of the President in August 2000 and came to be known as the Information Technology Act,2000. Cyber laws are contained in the IT Act,2000.
This Act aims to provide the legal infrastructure for e-commerce in India. And the cyber laws have a major impact for e-businesses and the new economy in India. So,it is important to understand what are the various perspectives of the IT Act,2000 and what it offers.