Cyber forensics is an electronic discovery technique used to determine and reveal technical criminal evidence. It often involves electronic data storage extraction for legal purposes. Although still in its infancy, cyber forensics is gaining traction as a viable way of interpreting evidence. Cyber forensics is also known as computer forensics.
The various capabilities of cyber forensics are :
Recover deleted files, webpages, chat logs, emails and users who read them
Recover phone records and SMS text messages from mobile devices.
Determine what devices were used, what programs ran, what users accessed them.
Find malware and data collected.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT 2000
The Information Technology Act, 2000 (also known as ITA-2000, or the IT Act) is an Act of the Indian Parliament (No 21 of 2000) notified on 17 October 2000. It is the primary law in India dealing with cybercrime and electronic commerce. The original Act contained 94 sections, divided into 13 chapters and 4 schedules. The laws apply to the whole of India. If a crime involves a computer or network located in India, persons of other nationalities can also be indicted under the law. The Act is a set of recent legal enactments, currently existing in India which provide legal support ot computer users against cybercrime.