Srinagar : Police in Kulgam on the directions of SSP Kulgam Sahil Sarangal on Wednesday organised Cyber Crime Awareness Programmes at Police Station DH Pora 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, DH Pora 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.