A workshop on cyber crime was recently organized by the police. Speaking on the occasion, Senior Superintendent of Police K.S. Emmanuel said that the sharp increase in the cyber crime is a matter of concern, and as NCR cities are soft targets for cyber criminals and police disability on inefficient cyber cell is the main snag in tackling them. Also Read - PUBG Mobile: Grandson uses Rs 2.3 lakh for in-game purchasesAlso Read - Elon Musk slams Twitter and Google for rising scams, fake bots
Specialist Sunil Gupta, from Lucknow gave a detailed presentation covering over 14 subjects including introduction, nature and different kinds of cyber crimes. Focusing on the components of cyber crime, information gathering, email fraud and their investigation, he also dwelt upon social media cases, bank frauds investigation with case studies, website hacking case studies, IP address tracking and bogus and fake websites. Also Read - Online scam: Bengaluru man loses Rs 95,000 after ordering a 'pizza' from Zomato
The two-day lectures include pornography cases and their investigation, defamation cases, illegal content posting and WhatsApp tracking script. There are 109 points in 14 subjects where investigator had to concentrate on investigation.
“I am sure after attending the two days workshop, the police team handling cyber crime would be able to control IT cases efficiently,” added the SSP, noting that over a 100 police officers from across the district participated in the workshop.