Police organises Cyber Crime awareness programme in Handwara

Handwara November 15 (KNS): In order to generate awareness among general public about cyber-crimes, Police in Handwara organised a Cyber Crime Awareness Programme at Govt. Hr. Secondary School Qalamabad.
DySP (P) Ms. Anam Zahoor-JKPS hosted the awareness programme along with SHO PS Qalamabad. The event was attended by ZEO Mawar Mohd Maqbool, Students, Teachers and other staff of Govt. Hr. Secondary School Qalamabad and Govt. Middle School Qalamabad.
During the programme, the participating students and staff members were briefed about various types of cyber threats and crimes prevalent these days, such as, identity theft, credit card fraud, data theft, cyber stalking, sextortion, OTP frauds, etc.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelThe participants were urged to adopt safe browsing habits, to avoid suspicious websites while surfing the Internet, to not share OTPs or Bank Account Details and Passwords with anyone.
The participants were also appraised of safety measures which could be adopted while banking online or conducting online transactions. The students were also cautioned against accepting friend requests from unknown persons or chatting with unauthenticated persons on social media.
At the end, participants appreciated the efforts of Police for organising Cyber awareness programme and spreading awareness about various cyber-crimes among the general public.(KNS)

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