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Thursday, 1 October 2020

Caution:Do you also do online payment-shopping? Police are telling 7 important things to avoid cyber crime

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More than 100 complaints of cyber crime are registered in Gujarat every year
People fall victim to cyber crime due to general negligence
Crime Branch advises not to share your personal matter and details with anyone

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.

In the last 2 years, 256 crimes were registered in
cyber crime. In 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 increased dramatically. During the current year of 2020 alone, 131 crimes have been reported. It has also recovered money from many victims of cyber crime.

The highest number of fraud cases have been registered in the name of PAYTM KYC.
Most of the cases of online fraud, hacking, illegal call center, fake account in social media, nasty comments or posts have been reported in cyber crime. 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 frauds in the name of PAYTM KYC have been reported in cyber crime during the current year.

It is
important that the process of registering a complaint for this crime has now become easier, in which any citizen can also lodge a complaint at the nearest police station. Organizes events, though now people also have to be vigilant, as well as their bank-details and personal details should not be shared by phone or SMS.

Read in Gujarati news 

Police advise reducing cybercrime
PAYTM KYC has been the biggest victim 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.
Security feature. Also, keep in mind the special application.
Don't talk too much on the phone with a stranger.

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