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Vol. 9, Issue 10, Part C (2023)

Demystifying the cybercrime consciousness among adolescents in contemporary Era

Demystifying the cybercrime consciousness among adolescents in contemporary Era

Author(s)
Mohammad Shahid Bhat
Abstract
The rapid proliferation of digital technologies in contemporary society has given rise to new challenges, particularly concerning cybercrime. This research paper explores the cybercrime consciousness among adolescents in the current digital age. It aims to shed light on their awareness, understanding, and attitudes toward cybercrimes, ultimately contributing to strategies for prevention and education. In pursuance to same, the aim of the study was to explore the cybercrime awareness among male and female adolescents of Delimited area of 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 Delimited area. 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.
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How to cite this article:
Mohammad Shahid Bhat. Demystifying the cybercrime consciousness among adolescents in contemporary Era. Int J Appl Res 2023;9(10):139-142.
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