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Cyber Voyeurism Crime: What You Need to Know

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Cyber voyeurism crime is in news a lot nowadays thanks to improved technology. Let’s look at some recent news articles :

All the above cases are different aspects of cyber voyeurism cyber crime.

In simple words, voyeurism is a perverted mentality in which someone secretly enjoys watching other’s undressing, sexual activity and intimate acts without that person’s consent. Voyeurism includes viewing, capturing or distributing their images or videos without their consent or knowledge in a private context. With the advancement of technology, digital cameras, smartphones etc. are used to capture images or videos in public places like changing rooms or in their private rooms like bedroom, bathroom or wherever individuals normally expect privacy is called cyber or digital voyeurism cybercrime. The motive of such cyber criminals may include making easy money, jealousy, obsession, revenge or hatred.

Cyber Voyeurism How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Crimes:-

If you are a victim of Cyber Voyeurism crime :-

Immediately call 1930 cyber helpline or file a complaint at or at cyber or nearest police station. Report such fraudsters and fraud to relevant authority or social media site. Block those fraudulent users but don’t delete any related information, which can be used as evidence against criminals. If you have installed any software given by a stranger or clicked on a hyperlink or scanned a provided QR code, then uninstall that software and change passwords / PINs of all your important accounts like banking, email etc. Better is to factory reset or format your device.

Remedies legally available (in India) to victims :-

Lodge a criminal complaint at nearby cyber or regular police station under :

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