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What is IRC Crime?

What is IRC Crime?

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) servers have chat rooms in which people from anywhere the world can come together and chat with each other.

  •  Ø Criminal use it for meeting co-conspirators.

  •  Ø Hackers use it for discussing their exploits / sharing the techniques.

  •  Ø Paedophiles use chat rooms to allure small children.

 

Reason behind IRC Crime:

  •  Ø Sexually harassing an individual by winning their confidence through chatting.

  •  Ø Blackmailing people for ransom if not paid, they will publish their nude pictures or videos on internet.

  •  Ø Some are paedophiles who harass children for their own benefits.

  •  Ø Earning money by offering fake job or fake lottery.