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- Home Ministry has launched a Twitter account to spread awareness about cybercrimes and normal precautions to be taken.
- The Twitter handles – @ CyberDost – is aimed at enhancing people’s basic knowledge about cybercrimes and precautions to be taken for prevention.
- Home Ministry said in the release that government is committed to creating an ecosystem to prevent and control cyber-crimes to mitigate the possibility of disruption in normal business activities or losses due to cybercrimes.
- It said capacity building and public awareness are critical components for obviating impact of cybercrimes and creating a suitable climate for trust-based transactions.