Nepal had a 73.8 percent Internet penetration rate as of January 2018, according to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. By 2025, a large increase in this percentage is anticipated.
Nepal's Facebook user base had also reached 44 percent in June 2021.
Due to the availability of technology in recent years, consumers are now more victims of cyber threats.
The Nepal Police formed a cyber-bureau on June 10, 2018, to hold online criminals accountable. It is located in Kathmandu's Bhotahiti district.
Residents of the valley can make a complaint in person at the bureau, while those living outside can do so by mail or in person at the nearest police station.
The Bureau has received many complaints about social media cyber-attacks. The government of Nepal as well as private organizations are working in order to provide online security for the people. Firms like Threatnix, Eminence Ways, and Cynical Technology are some examples of cyber security firms.
The country's widespread use of pirated software, hardware, and applications has significantly increased cybercrime.
He has also mentioned that hiding or deleting one's account after an unwanted incident will make the culprit stronger.