Name the cyber crimes with which the IT Act deals.


The IT Act deals with various cyber crimes that involve the use of computers, networks, or the internet to harm or deceive others. Some of the cyber crimes that are penalised by the IT Act are:

  • Tampering with computer source documents
  • Hacking with computer system 
  • Publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form 
  • Publishing or transmitting material containing sexually explicit act, etc. in electronic form.
  • Publishing or transmitting of material depicting children in sexually explicit act, etc. in electronic form 
  • Identity theft 
  • Cheating by personation by using computer resource 
  • Violation of privacy 
  • Cyber terrorism


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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.