Cybercrime is a criminal activity which involves digital devices such as computer and mobile phones and using various techniques such as Phishing, Hacking, Identity theft, etc. In the cybersecurity world, these crimes are performed for obtaining confidential information such as bank information, business secrets etc. In cybercrime, computer devices can be used as a target, as a weapon or accessories for performing it. To report cybercrime there are various websites and legal procedures one should know.
The following websites provide you inputs for handing cybercrime in a specific country:
- USA: Refer the Federal Bureau of Investigation website.
- UK: Refer the ActionFraud website. For reporting any data breach in the UK, visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
- India: In India, each state has a separate unit to handle cybercrimes. For information about cybercrime cells for each state, see the InfoSecAwareness website. Also, you can use digital police to report cybercrime.