Published On : Thu, Sep 18th, 2014

Cyber Crime Alert : Don’t share personal pics on social sites, cautions PSI Gaurav Ingole

Nagpur: A  guest lecture on Cyber Cell and Role of Police as an Investigation Agency was conducted in BabaSaheb Ambedkar College of Law (Main Branch) on Wednesday. PSI Gaurav Ingole addressed the occasion which was organized with the support from Dr. Adhra Deshpande and Adv. Mahendra Limaye along with coordinator Kaustubh Topale.

Talking to Nagpur Today, PSI Gaurav Ingole said that there should be awareness among the people about social networking sites regarding what to share and what not to share. Social networking sites include face book, whatsapp, hike, viber, emails, etc.

According to Ingole, people should not share their photos and videos to anyone, because the URL link gets saved and can be misused by others. He added that we should never accept unknown friend request and share our personal information.

However, he opined that the deleted messages and photos can be recovered by hacking the URL. Therefore, try to send any photo and videos into a group rather than sending personally. The punishment for the threat comes under IT Act 2000, in which the accused is punishable with the imprisonment of  2 yrs to 10 years with fine 2 lakh which can extend to 1 crore.

According to Constable of Cyber cell Amit Bhure, complaints related to the cyber can be dropped in the inbox of face book page inbox and legal complaints can be submitted on website cp.nagpur.addl@mahapolice.gov.in.