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Cyber Encounters: Cops’ Encounters With Online Criminals

Release date: 24 April 2023
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As technology has evolved, so has crime. Digital technologies have brought with them a whole host of crimes committed online-unsuspecting people are cheated of crores of rupees, duped by false advertisements on fake websites, incited to click on suspicious links through payment gateways, and download apps that give remote access of their device to criminals. From credit card fraud to phishing, the list is endless.

Cyber Encounters delves deep into this nebulous cyberspace, to bring twelve fascinating accounts of cybercrime. Ashok Kumar, DGP, Uttarakhand Police and a veteran in the systematic fight against cybercrime in the state, and OP Manocha, an ex-DRDO scientist, unfold a specific type of cybercrime in each tale, based on a true story. Packed with information on the crime, its investigation and the apprehending of the criminals, this illuminating insider account is a must-read.

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Product Details

Title: Cyber Encounters: Cops’ Encounters With Online Criminals
Author: Ashok Kumar, O.P. Manocha
Publisher: Penguin eBury Press
SKU: BK0475224
EAN: 9780143460275
Number Of Pages: 256
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Country Of Origin: India
Release date: 24 April 2023

About Author

Ashok Kumar completed his BTech and MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He joined the IPS in 1989 and has served in various challenging assignments in UP and Uttarakhand. He has also served in the CRPF and the BSF on a deputation basis. Presently, he is posted as director general of police (DGP), Uttarakhand. Before this assignment, he worked as chief of intelligence and security and also director general (DG) law and order, Uttarakhand. He received the UN Medal for serving in strife-torn Kosovo in 2001. He was awarded the Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2006 and the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2013. He has authored a path-breaking book, Human in Khaki (Khaki Mein Insaan), which received the G.B. Pant Award from BPR&D and the Ministry of Home Affairs. He has also authored another consistent bestseller, Challenges to Internal Security of India. O.P. Manocha is a postgraduate in physics (electronics) and has thirty-five years of experience in DRDO, the research wing of the Ministry of Defence, where he executed various defence projects. He has six publications to his credit in various international and national journals and conferences, including the Defence Science Journal, the International Conference of Image Information Processing and the proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Sciences. He is a life fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers and a life member of the Computer Society of India and the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. He is a former chairman of IETE, Dehradun Chapter. He retired from DRDO, where he was working as Scientist 'G', in 2018, to pursue his passion for travelling and writing. He is a runner, a cyclist, a nature lover, a yoga practitioner and a poet. He is an active blogger at the Times of India.

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