Important Tips To Avoid cyber Crime
More than 100 cyber crime complaints are registered in Gujarat every year
People fall victim to cyber crime due to general negligence
In today’s age of technology everything has gone digital, criminals have also gone digital and are committing digital crimes. Cyber experts and officials are advising people to be aware of the growing cyber crime and not to share their personal details with strangers.
As many as 256 crimes were registered in cyber crime in the last 2 yearsn
Ahmedabad, initially only cyber crime was created under the crime branch. After which, as the crime rate has increased, cyber crime has been turned into a separate police station. Since 2018, a cyber crime police station has been set up in Ahmedabad, which only deals with digital crimes. The cyber crime police station has registered 256 crimes during a period of more than 2 years. Initially the crime rate was very low, but later it has increased dramatically. During the current year of 2020 alone, 131 crimes have been reported. It has also recovered money from several victims of cybercrime.
The highest number of fraud cases were registered in the name of PAYTM KYC
Cybercrime mostly includes online fraud, hacking, illegal call centers, fake accounts on social media, nasty comments or posts. Cybercrime has also detected a number of crimes based on technical analysis. Some criminals also commit crimes from outside the country, so it is difficult to catch them and some criminals use servers from outside the country so that they also do not flash, so those crimes cannot be detected. The highest number of cyber crime cases during the current year have been reported in the name of PAYTM KYC
The Tantra-Police organizes various activities to create awareness among the people
Significantly, the process of registering a complaint of this crime has now become easier, in which any citizen can also lodge a complaint at the nearest police station, with the system and the police department organizing various activities to create awareness among the people. Also, do not share your bank details and personal details by phone or SMS.
Police advice to reduce cyber crime
PAYTM KYC has suffered the most this year.
Do not give OTP or bank details to anyone over the phone.
If there is any fraud, lodge a complaint at the nearest police station.
Keep privacy in your social media account if possible.
Periodically change the password of e-mail, social media account
Also note the security feature in the special application.
Don’t talk too much on the phone with a stranger.