Monday, April 19, 2021

DLSA Udhampur hosts Webinar on Cyber Crime
JammuExpress. Dated: 9/23/2020 10:54:03 PM

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Udhampur organized a webinar on “Rising trend of Cyber Crime amidst Lockdown”) today via Google Meet. Webinar was organsed by Secretary DLSA, Sandeep Kour under the able guidance of M.L Manhas, Chairman District Legal Services Authority Udhampur. Distinguished speaker who participated in the webinar and delivered lectures were Expert and Trainer in Cyber Security, Mohamed Yasin Kichloo, Senior Superintendent of Police, Civil Secretariat J&K and Advocate Gulshan Singh. Beside others, Students of Government Degree College Ramnagar and Kalara College of Education Udhampur also participated in the webinar.
The event started with a welcome speech by Secretary DLSA, Sandeep Kour.
In his address, SSP Security M.Y Kichloo explained about the various cyber crimes happening in India and world during Covid 19 period and the ways to combat with the menace. He also enlightened the participants about various tools and website which can be used for cyber security and filing a complaint about cyber crime.
He added that the COVID-19 crisis has seen a spike in phishing attacks that have resulted in many people losing their hard-earned money. “Scammers have taken advantage of the ongoing chaos and confusion to launch phishing emails, websites, and other forms of attacks” he said and added that during lock down fraudsters looted people through various ways like OLX Scams ,Lottery fraud , Matrimonial scams, and social media scams . He advised the people not to share ATM pin, Bank details , OTP and password with anyone to save yourself from cyber criminals .
There are various laws made against cybercrime, scams, and fraud in the IT Act and IPC respectively. He appealed the Government to implement Section 70 and 79 –A of IT Act to ensure punishment to cyber criminals . Advocate Gulshan Shan also deliberated on the topic in the webinar.


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