More than 60,000 cases have been investigated and handled by public security organs in the net special campaign
Purify cyberspace and protect information security
Our reporter Zhang Tianpei
In 2021, the Ministry of Public Security will continue to carry out the "Clean Internet" special campaign to severely crack down on online crimes, ensure the healthy development of the digital economy and protect people's legitimate rights and interests. Local public security organs focus on the Internet to highlight crimes and network chaos, adhere to the whole chain of cracking down, achieved remarkable results.
According to the press conference of the Ministry of Public Security, the "Net 2021" special campaign focuses on cracking down on illegal and criminal activities, such as infringement of citizens' personal information, hacking attacks and sabotage, and illegal production, sale and use of special equipment for eavesdropping and stealing photos. More than 62,000 cases were investigated in the year, up 10.7% year on year. More than 103,000 criminal suspects were arrested, up 28.7% year on year; Administrative penalties have been imposed on more than 27,000 Internet companies and units that violate the law, effectively safeguarding cyberspace security and online order and stability.
Public security organs across the country focused on the latest trends in the crime of selling citizens' personal information online, focusing on the "dark web" and other hidden Spaces to carry out investigations and make breakthroughs. In 2021, they investigated and handled more than 9,800 cases of infringing citizens' personal information, and arrested more than 17,000 suspects. The Ministry of Public Security has promoted the supervision and inspection of network security and rectification of hidden dangers, and established a long-term mechanism to crack down on crimes that endanger citizens' personal information and data security.
According to the introduction, illegal "payment and settlement", "advertising promotion", "website construction facilities" and "technical support" are the four key black industries supporting cyber crimes. In order to effectively cut off the chain of online interests, the public security organs focused on these four types of black industries to further promote the "four governance" campaign. In 2021, more than 6,000 illegal payment and settlement groups were shut down, and more than 73,000 criminal suspects were arrested. More than 440,000 pieces of illegal information were investigated and handled, effectively preventing the spread of related criminal activities.
Online games with gambling, pornography and other illegal harmful links and content, seriously harm people's physical and mental health. Since 2021, public security organs have focused on online games with a large online user base. Up to now, more than 450 online game companies have been investigated and investigated, and 134 problematic games have been investigated, purifying the online environment.