Police launch Twitter handle to make people aware about Cyber crime

Srinagar, Dec 3: A Twitter Handle has been launched to make people aware about the cyber crime, a spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir police said here on Monday evening.
He said Information and Communication Technology is being used in all walks of life including banking, transport, airlines, railways, power and other sectors.
With enhanced use of technology for day to day activities possibility of cyber crime has also increased, he said adding due to lack of awareness some people have become victims of cyber crimes.
He said as such education and awareness will help in preventing such crimes to a significant extent. Government of India is committed to create an ecosystem to prevent and control cyber crimes. “Capacity Building” and “Public Awareness” are critical components for obviating impact of cyber crimes and creating suitable climate for trust based transactions.
With an objective of spreading awareness about cyber crimes, a Twitter handle @CyberDost has been launched where pertinent posts are being posted regularly. General public and government employees will be immensely benefited if they follow this twitter handle. It will enhance their basic knowledge about cyber crimes and precautions to be taken for preventing such crimes, he said.