Indian Government on Friday (December 7, 2012) revealed that in 2011, several arrests counting more than 1600 were made in the wake of cyber crimes under ITA-2000 and IPC.

Cyber Crimes in India on Rise

Cyber Crimes in India on Rise

As per the records of NCRB, following is the statistics of cyber crimes registered under ITA-2000 and IPC :

Cyber Crimes Statistics (ITA-2000 and IPC)
Year Cases under ITA-2000 Cases under IPC Arrests under ITA-2000 Arrests under IPC
2007 217 339 154 429
2008 288 176 178 195
2009 420 276 288 263
2010 966 356 799 394
2011 1791 422 1184 446

The statistics indicates, with the rise of internet and technology, the criminals are shifting more towards computers than guns.