The Administration of Chandigarh has launched the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell (CCIC) in order to ensure the safety and security of people via advanced means of Information Technology (IT). The cell will check computer related crimes like unauthorised access to a computer, online banking fraud, “phishing”, sale of illegal articles like wildlife products, drugs, pornography, online gambling, e-mail spoofing and cyber stalking.
The CCIC cell has been launched by the Chandigarh Police in collaboration with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) and Punjab Engineering College at Chandigarh. The cell has established online service link with Google and Microsoft Corporation in the US. Encase Forensic and cyber check suite softwares have been installed in this cell for analysing the captured data of suspect hard-disk of computer, while Cell-DEK software has been installed for analysing data of captured mobiles.