“A mouse can be just as dangerous as a bullet or a bomb.” -Lamar smith.
Cybercrime is also called computer crime. The use of computers as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy is cybercrime. Cybercrime, especially through the Internet, has grown in importance as the computer has become central to commerce, entertainment, and government.1 New technologies creates new criminal opportunities because of the early and widespread adoption of computers and the Internet, these days computer crime has been a growing issue even here in Nepal.
1.2 Statement of Problem
The development on information technology and cyberspace made the world as a small global village. People can get access right through the world from their home with internet. The trends of global terrorism are also changed by using such IT. Cyber crime as a “new weapon” becomes a potential threat in international peace.
In particular, this paper is focused on cyber crime, its effects, challenges and impact of cyber crime on global security.
1.3 Objectives of the Study:
a. To know how far cybercrimes are occurring in Nepal
b. Cyber crime in Nepal and the law into force
c. To learn about cyber security 1.4 Importance of the Study
The research work is basically useful for all researchers and learners who are willing to study about cyber crime. It is equally beneficial to armed and police forces, the students of strategic studies, political science, history and international relationship. Cyber crime, at present is being a great challenge in each and every development sector. So, it will be useful for the planners and policy makers too.
1.5 Limitation of the Study
It is because of time constrains; the research is limited in studying on cyber crime, its effects and cyber security only. However, broaden concept of