Along with the facilities in the digital world, the cases of cyber crime and fraud are also increasing rapidly. According to a report, in the year 2021, cybercrime has increased by 5 percent compared to the previous year. In the year 2021, 52,974 offenses of cyber crime were registered, while in the year 2020, 50,035 cases of crime were registered. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, most of the cybercrime cases have been seen from Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Assam and Maharashtra. Whereas only 1.7 percent cases of cyber crime were seen in Delhi.
Let us tell you that this information has come out from the new figures of the government. In which 5 percent cyber crime cases have increased in 2021 as compared to 2020. According to the NCRB data, the country has witnessed an average rate of 3.9 cyber crime incidents in 2021.
According to the statistics, most of the cases in cybercrime have come to the fore. In which about 32,230 cases were seen. At the same time, sexual abuse has been seen in 8.6 percent of the cases and extortion in 5.4 percent of the cases. Along with this, 15 cases of cyber terrorism have also been registered according to NCRB.
Talking about the statistics of cybercrime happening in the states, Telangana has the highest (10,303) cases. At the same time, 8,829 cases of cyber crime have been seen in Uttar Pradesh, 8,136 in Karnataka, 5,562 in Maharashtra and 4,846 in Assam.
Cybercrime is a criminal activity in which fraud is done through computer, network device. Through cybercrime, criminals can snatch everything from your privacy to money. At the same time, both the police and central agencies look after the cases related to cybercrime. Therefore, do not share the OTP coming in your phone to any person.