Mechanism for Protecting Personal Data Against Crimes in Cyber-Space (Cyber Crime)

  • Siti Sumartiningsih Universitas Airlangga
  • Susanto Santiago Pararuk Universitas Airlangga
  • Ngestu Dwi Setyo Pambudi Universitas Airlangga
Keywords: criminal liability, hacking, personal data protection


Protection of personal data is one of the Human Rights (HAM) which is part of personal protection and all of its property needs to be given a legal basis to provide security for the personal data. Besides that, protection of personal data is needed to raise public awareness and guarantee recognition and respect for the importance of protecting personal data. Protection of personal data from hacking actions carried out by irresponsible people who can endanger themselves. By hacking personal data, hackers will be able to enter banking accounts, social media accounts, and others which can cause material losses to victims of hacking. There are so many negative impacts experienced by victims, that criminal law is needed in determining criminal responsibility for hackers because this is a serious crime that can be threatened with criminal sanctions.

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