Cybercrime in Karnataka rises 9-fold in just six years
Posted On : Monday, January 14, 2019, 5:48 PM
From 612 complaints in 2013 to around 5,700 complaints by the end of 2018, the number of cyber crime cases in the state has increased nine-fold in the last six years. However, an analysis of the cases between 2013 and 2015 shows that 62.9 percent of them remain undetected. In order to address the issue, the police have decided to introduce dedicated Cyber, Economic and Narcotics (CEN) stations across the state. Though the tech city of Bengaluru is the hub of cybercrime in the state, cities like Mangaluru, Hubballi, and Shivamogga are also witnessing an annual increase in the number of these crimes reported.