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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024
Cyber Crimes in Metaverse
Prabal Pratap Singh
Abstract: The rapid evolution of technology has given rise to a virtual space called the Metaverse, where people interact, socialize and do business in an immersive digital environment. While virtual worlds have become an integral part of our daily lives, they have also become breeding grounds for all kinds of cybercrime. This research paper aims to explore the field of cybercrime in the virtual world and discover threats, challenges, and potential defenses. The study will also determine the motivation behind cyber crimes in the virtual world and examine the economic, social and political forces that drive the virtual world. Things are bad in these digital spaces. Understanding the motivation behind cybercrime in the virtual world is crucial to developing prevention and mitigation strategies. In this article, the current legal framework and regulations will be examined to solve the problems caused by cyber crimes in the virtual world and their suitability in the virtual environment will be evaluated. Additionally, solutions and best practices to increase security in the virtual world will be recommended to platform developers, users and law enforcement. At the end of this article, readers will have a better understanding of use the Metaverse and learn about potential strategies to combat these threats.
Keywords: Metaverse, Extended Reality, Virtual world, Snow Crash, Blockchain
Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,
Pages: 93 - 96