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@CyberDost: Home Ministry launches Twitter account

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched a Twitter account @CyberDost to spread awareness about cybercrimes and normal precautions to be taken.
@CyberDost: Home Ministry launches Twitter account
  • It is aimed at enhancing people's basic knowledge about cybercrimes and precautions to be taken for prevention.

About @CyberDost:

  • This twitter handle will educate people about various channels through which complaints about cyber-crimes can be filed and make people aware of their duties regarding misuse of cyber space by some people in the country.
  • It will also help to mitigate possibilities of disruption in normal business activities or losses due to cyber-crimes by creating an ecosystem to prevent and control cyber-crimes.
  • The information shared on this handle will enhance basic knowledge of followers about cyber-crimes and precautionary measures to be taken to prevent such crimes.

One must know:

  • Information and communication technology is being used in all walks of public life including banking, transport, airlines, railways, power and other sectors.
  • With the enhanced use of technology for day to day activities, possibility of cyber-crimes is also increasing.
  • Capacity building and public awareness are critical components for obviating the impact of cybercrimes and creating a suitable climate for trust-based transactions. 
  • Government is committed to create an ecosystem to prevent and control cybercrimes to mitigate the possibility of disruption in normal business activities or losses due to cybercrimes.

Question:

Q. Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched which Twitter account to spread awareness about cybercrimes and normal precautions to be taken?
a. @CyberCFriend
b. @CyberDost
c. @CyberMitr
d. None of the above
@CyberDost: Home Ministry launches Twitter account @CyberDost: Home Ministry launches Twitter account Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 15, 2018 Rating: 5

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