Title: Existing Cyber Laws and Their Role in Legal Aspects of Cybercrime in Pakistan

Issue Number: Vol. 8, No. 3
Year of Publication: Sep - 2019
Page Numbers: 241-249
Authors: Asif Kamran, Qamar ul Arafeen, Asad Ali Shaikh
Journal Name: International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics (IJCSDF)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002623


A vast variety of users include information technology by using electronic devices in their daily life for business and personal tasks. This era is device dominating and every data and information is stored in electronic devices such as email addresses, phone numbers, sensitive information, bank details or passwords etc. Thus, it appeals to cybercriminals who are personal or national competitors to gain secured and inscribed data through illegal means like destruction or hacking. This illegal access to data and information can be used by them to fill their commercial and economic needs. With recent development in technology, more dangerous and reformed crimes are rising every -day. This article is to highlight current position of these crimes throughout the world. This will also bring light on current crime laws internationally and their part in executing cybercriminals. The evidence of digital with physical evidence leads to great investigation process and obtained results are quite helpful. Different types of law enforcements, private inspection agencies, and different parties use both kinds of data to have valuable outcomes. The arrival of cybercrimes with digital development is progressing in newer problems. Recently, the most significant issue is procedures and methods used by digital forensic investigators to be considered in the court of law and allow appropriate measures to execute the criminals.