Nature of Cyber Crime and Its Impacts on Young People: A Case from Bangladesh

Mohammad Mostufa Kamal, Iqbal Ahmed Chowdhury, Nadia Haque, Mydul Islam Chowdhury, Mohammad Nazrul Islam

Abstract


Cyber crime is known to all over the world as a crime committed through internet. It is, nowadays, becoming a serious matter of concern all over the world. This paper describes the nature of cyber crime which is committed in Bangladesh. As the use of internet in Bangladesh is not as wide as other developed countries, crime, however, related to internet is in emerging stage herein this country. The study is exploratory in nature. Methodological triangulation (face to face interview and case study) has been applied to collect pertinent data from 30 purposively selected respondents. It is revealed from the study that, though cyber crime is not in serious condition in research area, the respondents are victimized sometime by hacker, pornography sites and computer virus through internet. It is continuously growing attention of the majority people of the study area.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v8n15p171

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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