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Cyber Crime: MHA’s Twitter handle “@CyberDost” makes citizens aware about precautionary, preventive measures

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Jammu, 28 November: with an objective of spreading awareness about cyber crimes and precautions to be taken, the Ministry of Home Affairs has launched @CyberDost, Twitter handle where pertinent posts are being placed regularly. General public and Government employees will be immensely benefitted if they follow the Twitter handle.

The information and communication technology is being used in all walks of public life including banking, transport, airlines, railways, power and other sectors. With enhanced use of technology for day to day activities, possibility of cyber crimes is also increasing. The Twitter handle is educating people about various channels through which complaints about cyber crimes can be filed and makes people aware of their duties regarding misuse of cyber space by some people in the country.

The handle is also to mitigate possibilities of disruption in normal business activities or losses due to cyber crimes, Government of India is committed to create an ecosystem to prevent and control cyber crimes. The information which is being shared on the handle will enhance basic knowledge of the followers about the cyber crimes and precautionary measures to be taken to prevent such crime.

The general public is requested to make use of the twitter handle @CyberDost to register complaints about cyber crimes.

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