Cybercrime Law – Pakistan

Cybercrime, also known as computer crime, is the use of a computer as an instrument to perform an illegal act, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy. Cybercrime, especially through the Internet, has grown in importance as the computer has become central to commerce, entertainment, and government.

There is no doubt that Information Technology has intruded into our life in such a manner and extent that presently nobody can imagine a well-facilitated and luxurious life without it. Computers, Scanners, World Wide Web Sites, Intranet and Internet Electronic Messaging and Mails, Electronic Data Transfers and Exchange of Information, Electronic Commerce, and Banking Systems, all are necessities of life-based on or using different components based on the use of Information Technology, which are abundantly in use in our domestic, social and business life. Mobile phones, laptops, and the latest computers are using Digital Databases for different purposes. Similarly, Digital Databases are accessible through Intranet and Internet at the International level without any problem or loss of time.