Cracking digital identity of any individual or doing identity

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Cracking digital identity of any individual or doing identity theft, comes under __________ of IT Act.

A. Section 65

B. Section 66

C. Section 68

D. Section 70

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Correct choice is B. Section 66

Easiest explanation: Under section 66 of IT Act, 2000 which later came up with a much broader and precise law (as IT Act, 2008) says that if any individual steals the identity or misuse any victim’s identity for his/her own profit, it is a cyber-crime.