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MHA launches ‘@CyberDost’ for spreading awareness about cyber crimes

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Jammu: Ministry of Home Affairs has launched @CyberDost, Twitter handle, with an objective of spreading awareness about cyber crimes and precautions to be taken.
“General public and Government employees will be immensely benefitted if they follow the Twitter handle,” police said in a statement issue here.
The information and communication technology was 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 police said.
“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 police said, adding, “The general public is requested to make use of the twitter handle @CyberDost to register complaints about cyber crimes.”

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