Hyderabad: Cybercrime cases rose sharply under Cyberabad Police Commissionerate limits here during 2014 as compared to last year.
A total of 256 cyber crime cases were reported this year as against 109 recorded in 2013, Cyberabad Police Commissioner C V Anand told reporters at a press meet here today.
Out of the 256 cyber crime cases 39 were registered for cyber crime offences against women while 76 cases were abusive mails, 31 were online cheating and 29 were online job frauds among others, the CP said.
Overall, crimes decreased by 15 per cent to 5,343 cases during 2014 as against 6,158 cases during the same period last year, Anand said, adding that crime against women declined this year by three per cent to 2,338 from 2,404 last year, though rape cases remained at 138.
Cyberabad Police Commissionerate recorded highest detection of cases of property crime by any unit in Telangana State with detection of 68 per cent of cases and 74 percentage recovery. The total property lost was Rs 30,66,79,391 and the recovery stood at Rs 22,76,79,164.
In view of country-wide general alert issued by Central agencies, Cyberabad Police has stepped up security measures and also reviewed the security of software companies located in the IT corridor here, Anand said adding "We are alert. We will do our best so that nothing happens in Cyberabad".