Cybercrime awareness programme organised in Ganderbal

Cybercrime awareness programme organised in Ganderbal
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Police Department

Ganderbal, Apr 5: In order to generate awareness about cyber-crimes, Police in Ganderbal have organised a cyber-crime awareness programme at Police Station Safapora.

The event was organised on the directions of SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar and was chaired by DySP Hqrs Ganderbal Gh Hassan, besides SHO PS Safapora and other officers were also present. The event was attended by citizens, youth and students of district Ganderbal. On the occasion, the participants were apprised about various types of cyber "threats/crimes such as identity theft, credit card fraud, data stealing, cyberstalking, pornography, OTP frauds etc."

While speaking on the occasion, DySP Hqrs Ganderbal advised the participants to adopt safe browsing habits, to avoid suspicious websites while surfing the internet. He also appealed to the participants to not share OTPs or bank account details and passwords. The officers also explained the ways to adopt precautionary measures while conducting internet banking and online transactions. The participants were also cautioned against accepting friend requests from unknown persons or chatting with unknown persons on social media.

The participants appreciated the efforts of the police for organising a cyber awareness programme and spreading awareness about various cyber-crimes among the common masses.

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