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Hidden Files: Tales of Cyber Crime Investigation



Hidden Files: Tales of Cyber Crime Investigation

A renowned cyber cop Prof. Triveni Singh and a cyber expert and a very creative story-teller, Amit Dubey have used their experiences from the world of cyber crime to put together this remarkable compilation of short stories. Weaving fiction into facts brilliantly, each story illustrates the inherent presence of cyber crime in our existence nowadays.
Narrated mostly in the first person, with a few exceptions, the incidents related are based on actual cyber crimes that they have tackled over the course of their career. The layman will be amazed to learn, through this collection of stories, just how prevalent cyber crime is in our time.
Every tale recounts a seemingly ordinary yet bizarre crime, which has the police stumped until a cyber crime expert skilfully unravels the mystery.
Stories like ‘Dangerous games’ and ‘The Mobile Game’ enlightens the reader about the veiled dangers of unchecked mobile gaming prevalent amongst youngsters.
‘Online employment’ and ‘Cyber Groom’ informs you about the mechanics of cyber spoofing and how simple it is for a layperson to get swindled unwittingly.
‘ATM’ and ‘The Lone Woman’ are hilarious stories of how the cyber expert got the better of the dim-witted crooks.
Every story holds a moral as well as a simple explanation of the crime or state of affairs.
A must-read; simply because it is a revelation into the apparently mystifying world of cyber crimes, the ingenuity of criminals in the present day and the role of the cyber crime division of India indefatigably tackling these everyday concerns of the common man.

Mekhla Mittal


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