Srinagar: In order to spread awareness about cyber crimes among the masses, Jammu and Kashmir Police in Budgam organised cyber crime awareness programme at Town Hall Khansahib.
The event was chaired SHO Police Station Khansahib and was attended by respectable citizens, youth and students of Government Degree College Khansahib and Government Higher Secondary School Khansahib, a police spokesman said.
Speaking on the occasion, the chairing officer briefed the participants about various types of cyber threats, crimes such as credit card fraud, data stealing, cyber stalking, OTP frauds etc.
He advised the participants to adopt safe browsing habits, to avoid suspicious websites while surfing the internet. He also appealed the participants to not share OTPs or bank account details and passwords with anyone.
He 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 unauthenticated persons on social media.
The participants appreciated the efforts of Police for organising cyber awareness programme and spreading awareness about various cyber crimes among the common masses.