An analytical study of cybercrime awareness among adolescents of district Srinagar
Author(s): Isma Rafiq
Abstract: Cyber related risks are a global threat of bloodless war. Due to tremendous use of information and communication technology, cybercrimes are increasing day by day. The internet is one of the most sophisticated technologies created in the contemporary world. Besides, I the conflict zone of the world cybercrime has provide ample space for propagating the unethical usage of internet. In pursuance to same, the aim of the study was to explore the cybercrime awareness among male and female adolescents of Srinagar District of central Kashmir. Cybercrime awareness scale developed by Shalom Saini, Parminder Kaur (2008) was used for data collection. 300 male and female adolescents were selected from different educational institutions of Srinagar District. The collected data was put to suitable statistical treatment by using Frequency Distribution, Percentage, Mean, S.D and ‘t’ value. The results of the study indicate that there is significant difference between male and female adolescents on their level of cybercrime awareness. Male adolescents were observed with high level of cybercrime awareness as compared to female adolescents.