Questions

Questions this program will answer

Hate speech & trolling

  • What is trolling?
  • Is it a crime to call someone "corrupt" on social media?
  • Is it a crime to ridicule a Government official or Minister on social media?
  • Is it a crime to send threatening messages on social media?
  • If I use asterisk marks instead of abusive words, can I still get into trouble?
  • Can I use my favourite celebrity's name to open an account on social media?
  • I bought something online, but the company is not helping with my genuine complaint now. Can I criticise them online?
  • Is it a crime to body shame someone?
  • Is it a crime to ridicule someone on social media?
  • Is it a crime to ridicule a religion?
  • What kind of social media posts can land me in legal trouble?

Cards & eBanking

  • Is it a crime if I use someone else's credit / debit card for shopping?
  • Is it safe to use credit cards online?
  • Is it possible for someone to duplicate my credit / debit card?
  • What should I do in case I notice an unauthorized online banking transaction?
  • Can anyone use my card without the OTP?
  • What are the safety tips for e-banking?
  • Is it safe to use a shared computer for online banking?

Smart phones

  • What is "jail-breaking" and is it safe?
  • Is it a crime to store music on my phone?
  • Is it safe to use a smart phone for online financial transactions?
  • Should I regularly backup my phone?
  • If I lose my phone, can I delete the content remotely?
  • Do I need to have an anti-virus on my phone?

Wifi

  • How many passwords does my Wifi connection have?
  • If someone hacks into my wifi and misuses it, would I be legally liable?
  • Is it a crime to use my neighbour's "open" wifi network without taking permission?
  • What are the risks of using free open wifi connections at public places?
  • What basic security precautions should I take for my home / office wifi?

Passwords

  • What is a strong password and how do I create one?
  • Should I change my password regularly?
  • Is it safe to use the same password for multiple accounts?
  • What is a password generator?
  • Is it safe to write my passwords on paper?
  • What is multi-factor authentication?
  • Someone called me asking me to give them my password / OTP. Should I?
  • Is it safe to enter my password in a shared computer?

Pornography

  • Is it a crime to watch porn in India?
  • Is it a crime to share / forward porn to a friend?
  • Is viewing child porn a crime?
  • Is it a crime to buy pornographic CDs or DVDs?
  • Is it a crime to sell pornographic CDs or DVDs?
  • Is it a crime to watch porn online or on TV?
  • Is it a crime to keep / store porn on my smartphone / computer?
  • Is it a crime to forward nude selfies to my boyfriend / girlfriend?
  • Is it a crime to share nude photos / videos of celebs?
  • My friend has willing shared his nude picture with me. Is it a crime if I share it with my friends?

ATM usage

  • Should I use different ATM machines or the same one?
  • Any tips for using an unfamiliar ATM machine?
  • What should I do if my card is 'swallowed' or confiscated by the ATM machine.

Cyber Crime

  • What is phishing?
  • What is identity theft?
  • What are job frauds?
  • What is pharming?
  • What is cyberbullying?
  • What is website defacement?
  • What is revenge porn?
  • What is cryptojacking?
  • What is cyber grooming?
  • What is cyberstalking?
  • What is online radicalisation?
  • What is vishing and smishing?
  • What is a SIM swap scam?
  • What is ransomware?
  • What is skimming?
  • What is shoulder surfing?
  • What is card trapping?
  • What is PIN capturing?

Cyber Law

  • What are the Indian cyber laws?
  • What is First Information Report (FIR)?
  • What is a cognizable offence?
  • What is extradition?
  • What is imprisonment?
  • What can I do if the police refuse to file / register my complaint?
  • What is a fine?
  • What is compensation?
  • What is bail?
  • Do the police need a warrant to examine my phone or laptop?
  • Can any police station take my cyber complaint or do I have to go to the cyber cell?
  • What is Cyber Crime Investigation?