Jamshedpur, Aug 19: Rotary Club of Jamshedpur Steel City organised counselling session cum seminar on cyber safety in Loyola School on Monday.
The session was organised in association with proficient Cyber Crime Team of Jamshedpur Police. Around 400 senior section students of Loyola School attended the session.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Anoop Birtharay discussed the various possibilities of account hacking and also emphasised on the importance of being aware of their surroundings.
The students were informed about the effects of black mailing, wrong messages, face book account hacking and drawbacks of social media.
Cybercrime is defined as a crime in which a computer is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (child pornography, hate crimes).
It was an initiative by the members of the Rotary Club of Jamshedpur Steel City and Jamshedpur Police to spread awareness particularly amongst the school students in order to reduce cybercrime cases. The officers highlighted the need for children to keep in touch with their parents about the details of their accounts on Facebook, Whatsapp etc.
President of the club Simran Saggu said, “Councelling session will play important role in reducing the cyber crime graph. Actually it was a real eye opener session which benefitted around 400 students”.
Principal of Loyola School Father Pius Fernandes along with Rotary club members Sushma, Manju Moonka, Kiran Singh and Garvita were present during the event.