Understanding Cyber Crime: a Sociological Study Among the Students of University of Dhaka
Computers and Technology
Submitted By tinni
Cyber and technology related crime is on the increase and current trends indicate that itwill be a significant issue in Bangladesh. It has already been seen that a glomming threatbecomes visible in the arena of information technology. Recently the hacking of RABwebsite and e-mail threats of former prime minister are example for few of them.In contrast, cybercrime is becoming a threat to government itself. Due to lack of necessary legislation to tackle such type of crime, cyber criminals are almost in the safeside to commit such crime. In the Information and Communication Technology Act.2006, there are several clauses against cybercrime. But this Information andCommunication Technology act is not the concert one. By enacting this act, there is achance to become safe side after committing crimes. So, considering these facts acomprehensive Cybercrime Protection Act should be imposed.This report incorporates the impacts of cybercrime in Bangladesh especially focuses onthe area of Personal life, Workplace as well as Policy making Bodies or thinkers. Webelieve the report would help all relevant concerns and especially policy makers
Computer literacy in Bangladesh is steadily on the rise. There is also a growing number of Internet users; cellular phone is widespread and so is accessibility of technology like SMS. While even a few years ago computers were vastly used as digital ‘typewriters’, they are now being employed to maintain accounts worth tens of millions of takas and more importantly, in storing useful information. It is anticipated that the revolutionary move by the present government to digitalise Bangladesh will significantly accelerate improvements in this sector. This change of outlook towards information technology is bringing ease, independence, growth and improvement in our Bangladeshi lives. But amidst this hope for a new future, a growing threat lurks in...