Thursday, January 22, 2009

Hacking Punishment In India

Social Engineering:- People who gain access to an email using socail engineering can be booked under section 463 of IPC. Punishment is 2 years jail and/or fine.

General Hacking:- Unauthorised access to a computer system is punishable under section 70 of IT Act. Punishment is up to 10 years jail and/or a fine.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What you said is true.But in youtube we can see various videos showing tutorials of how to hack emails on various sites.Doesn't these videos prove that they have done actual hacking and doen't this come under the offence of General hacking as you mentioned above.