Srinagar : In order to generate awareness among general public about cyber-crimes, Police in Kulgam on Thursday organised Cyber Crime Awareness Programmes at Police Station Qaimoh and Police Station Behibagh.
According to a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar, these meetings were chaired by respective jurisdictional officers besides, other officers and officials of Police were also present. The events were attended by respectable citizens and youth of Behibagh, Qaimoh and other adjacent areas.
During these programmes, the chairing officers briefed the participants about various types of cyber threats/crimes such as identity theft, credit card fraud, data stealing, cyber stalking, OTP frauds etc and advised the participants to adopt safe browsing habits to avoid suspicious websites while surfing the Internet. Officers also appealed the participants to not share OTPs or Bank Account details and Passwords with anyone, officers also explained the ways to adopt precautionary measures while conducting Internet Banking and online transactions. Moreover, the participants 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 programmes and spreading awareness about various cyber-crimes among the common masses.