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This Cyber Welfare Society In Indore Wants To Help Victims Of Cyber Crime

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When a young cybersecurity expert realised that the cyberspace is not safe for many of its users, he contacted various people and formed the Cyber Welfare Society of India in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. With the help of various experts and advisors, Indian Cyber welfare Society will help women and will give tips and advice on ‘how to tackle cyber crimes’ free of cost.

For this, they will be posting various articles, posts, blogs and even tweets reaching out to a maximum number of people through as many as social mediums possible. The main aim of the NGO is to create a safe cyberspace for women. Not all cyber crimes are being reported because people are neither aware of how to deal with them nor do they trust that a satisfactory solution will be found. Yes, it is true that at this moment, we don’t have necessary crime investigators and judges who are specialized in cyber crimes. But, times are changing, thanks to digital India.

Most of the cyber crimes against women are related to cyberstalking, obscenity and fake profiles. Cybercrime is that one problem rising at a global level against which strong measures are necessary. With the developments in the Information Technology sector, such crimes are increasing at a faster rate. And most women users do not find the cyberspace safe. And the majority of them has been a victim of some of the other type of cybercrime.

We want to put a light on some of the crimes that women users have been a victim of and under which sections the criminal can be punished.

1) Cyber Stalking

This is the most common crime women have been a victim of. To follow, to irritate, to stare to the extent of making the person angry and scared is called stalking. When this is done on the internet, it is called cyberstalking. Sending unwanted messages, again and again, having a look at every status update, irritating by calling them, internet monitoring all these come under the category of this crime. This is a punishable offence under the section 345 D of IPC.

2) Cyber Obscenity And Pornography

In this, the criminals get obscene pictures or videos of young girls and upload them on a public platform or even blackmail them with the pictures. There are times when the pictures are morphed with the help of various softwares. The criminal’s main motive to commit such a crime is to blackmail, defame the person and to harass them. Such crime can be filed under the section 67 and 67 A. Sending obscene photos, obscene emails, morphing photos to obscene standards etc. is a punishable crime under the same section.

3) Cyber Spying

Under the section 66 of IT Act, cyber spying i,e installing cameras in washrooms, changing rooms of various of women at various public places like hotels, malls, restaurants etc. is a punishable crime.

4) Cyberbullying

Bullying of women in the virtual world is another serious crime which comes forth in types of cyber crimes. Women are being bullied by various ways. Where the criminal at first tries to be on friendly terms with them, gets closer and tries to get their pictures and then morph them and blackmail them or defame them.

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Usually, the people committing crimes on cyberspace feel that they will be anonymous and wouldn’t get caught. This is not true. Because the criminals find some women as an easy target, awareness about the cyber crimes among women is necessary. Because of easy availability of internet and everyone using smartphones and data packs, there is an increase in such crime. And so awareness is very important.

Cyber Welfare Society will be spreading awareness about the same to women, youth and the elderly along with all possible online help regarding the crime they have been a victim of. Indian women and youth have been targets of various types of cyber crimes. Yes, there are agencies which are working to reduce such crimes and put such criminals behind the bars, but they have their own speed, and the crimes are increasing too fast. So creating awareness is very important.

Here are a few pointers for women:
– Be careful while sharing private information with a stranger in the virtual world.
– Make sure the changing rooms/bathrooms do not have any device installed.
– Whenever necessary, do not hesitate to ask any sort of help from various cyber experts. You can even contact the Cyber Welfare Society on their various social media accounts.

Cyber Security expert Shakeel Anjum is the founder member of the society along with the team of Group of IT experts Tushar Bharthare, Chirag Purohit, Yogesh Pandit, Networking expert Bhanu Yadav and Legal Advisor Advocate Aehetesham Hasan Siddiqui. Shakeel Anjum invites interested experts in the field to join hands with them and spread the knowledge as far as possible.

The main aims of Cyber Welfare Society India are:
– To spread awareness about cyber crimes
– To make people aware of how one can avoid being a victim
– Help the victims get justice
– Make the cyberspace safe

Cyber Welfare Society can be contacted through the following:
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/cyberwelfares
Twitter:  www.twitter.com/cyberwelfares
Email:  cyberwelfares@gmail.com ;
cyberwelfaresociety@gmail.com

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  1. Divya Samriti Dhatwalia

    The author of this article tried to deliver an awareness among the people of Indore to tackle Cyber Crimes.Not all cyber crimes are being reported because people are neither aware of how to deal with them nor do they trust that a satisfactory solution will be found. Most of the cyber crimes are cyberstalking which means stalking someone online or sending unwanted messages which includes Cyber bullying too and which is punishable under 345 D if IPC, obscenity which means creating obscene pictures and uploading them and fake profiles which includes Identity Theft too. Cyber Welfare Society’s main aim is to create awareness among the people about Cyber Crimes and measures to prevent them and if any crime occurred then to provide full justice to the victim. Cyber Security expert Shakeel Anjum is the founder member of the society along with the team of Group of IT experts Tushar Bharthare, Chirag Purohit, Yogesh Pandit, Networking expert Bhanu Yadav and Legal Advisor Advocate Aehetesham Hasan Siddiqui. Shakeel Anjum invites interested experts in the field to join hands with them and spread the knowledge as far as possible.

  2. tania chouhan

    The issue which the NGO is raising through their articles and other ways is the need of hour because now the time has came to control the crimes by spreading awareness among citizens. Specially the womens of the country should get the ample amount of knowledge about these crimes because they are more prone to cyber crimes.The founders are making great endeavour .

  3. Ankit Srivastava

    Mr Shakeel, states during this article regarding how “Indian Cyber welfare Society” can facilitate ladies and can provide tips and recommendation on ‘how to tackle cyber crimes’ which is absolutely free of cost.

  4. Vignesh Ganesh

    With cyber-crimes occurring rampantly in India, awareness and alertness are a must from the citizen’s side. The Government, on the other hand, has taken steps like the IT Amendment Act, 2008, to curb cybercrime. With crimes like cyber terrorism and child pornography bein included in the list of crimes that have to be combatted against, now is the time to act against this menace. Criminals believe that behind the “anonymity” offered by a computer, they can get away with cyberbullying, trolling etc. It is time for preventive steps to be included rather than depending on curative and punitive measures to deal with cybercrime.

  5. JOANNA JOSHUA

    Social networking’s tremendous growth has created a breeding ground for hackers to engage in cybercrime. The cyber spaces are giving an opportunity to other person to see what is happening in others life. The interconnectivity of social media means it is a perfect hunting ground for illegal activity, and increasingly people are realising that their “friend” many not actually be their friend but a criminal.

  6. Pallabipaulkxj

    This editorial includes how cyber crimes are increasing day by day ,in such situations aware of the this should be promoted.This article mentions how to tackle or to protect ourselves from various cybercrimes.

  7. Athira Suresh

    It is a great thing to spread awareness and help people preventing from being cyber victimised.

  8. @amanporwal75

    Cyber crime awareness is the need for the society.

  9. Megha Malhotra

    Glad to know humanity still exists. Thankyou so much sir for sharing these valuable articles and spreading awareness amongst the society on such hot topics like cybercrime.

  10. Shivani Sangwan

    It is a great initiative by the members of the Cyber Welfare Society. The awareness about cyber crime is the need of the hour and should be addressed properly.

  11. sneha khandelwal

    It feels great to know that a great initiative has been taken. With the increasing cyber crime rate, it was very much needed to our society..

  12. Ananya Yadav

    A great and much needed initiative. Forming such a huge society will further increase the help. In times like these, when even fruits and vegetables are bought online, spreading awareness on cyber crimes is mandatory.

  13. Isha Baloni

    This article describes the emerging cyber crimes in our society. These all are at high with maximum use of social media. It’s very insightful as it enhances the knowledge in field of cyber law.

  14. arpita goyal

    Best way to protect someone is to provide knowledge about the danger. This article provides insight into various forms of crimes prevalent in cyber space. It is a great initiative to spread awareness about the dangers related to cyberspace.

  15. Vanshita

    A fair initiative was taken to provide justice and spread awareness that how someone can avoid being a victim in cybercrime by making them understand ways to protect themselves from cybercrime.

  16. Geetanjali Sisodia

    Though all people are not victims of cybercrime, they still at risk. This article will help them to get prevention from cybercrimes and make them aware of it. To control emerging cybercrimes in our society this article is very helpful.

  17. Geetanjali Sisodia

    Hello! I am GEETANJALI SISODIA
    Though not all people are victims of cybercrimes, they are still at risk. This article will help to get prevention from cybercrimes and make them aware of it. To control emerging cybercrimes, this article is very helpful.

  18. Bhumanjay Tomar

    Yeah although we can support these campaign by helping victims females through our small co attribution to them bought happy smiles on their faces .

    So always when u found any NGO related campaign plz help n support them it’s really beneficiary because NGO donate all its funds for that particular victim .

  19. Sushali Sinha

    Cyber crime is a major problem and it is high time that people also start realizing the devastating nature of it. They should keep a check on their social media platforms as well, the people they are interacting with online, the kind of websites they are visiting, the requests from the accounts they are approving, all these little things matter alot to be safe from the digital peril. Thank you for writing such a worthy article,

  20. Bhumanjay Tomar

    This is definitely work if we make strong support n bring awareness among people specially victims n who hesitate to share their view due to reputation,threat etc.

    So various initiative mentioned above how cyber crime affect in different stages.

    So pls be kind while n honest and help victims who were sufferers of this because we want india to be crime free country where no one to be harrassed n depressed through cyber bullying

    N cyber bullying is also our main cause of suicide to.

    So be aware n spread awareness safe youth n safe generations.

  21. deepak purohit

    Hi, I am Deepak Purohit
    This article provides an precise overview of what is happening in the cyberspace and why it is need to be stopped as well it is talking about the measures available to the common people and the cyber crime victims . This online world or cyber space community is the exact copy of the real world with some modern changes as this is the new normal and by accepting it in a more effective and efficient will be good for all.

  22. Kriti Sharma

    This article is very helpful for women who are unaware of the crimes that they are prone to and they are at higher risk of getting attacked by the predators.
    Very well structured and informative article. Keep up the good work.

  23. Devyash Jain

    Good work by the Cyber Welfare Society,in spreading the knowlege and awareness about the risks posed to the users of cyberspace and kudos to them for providing a helping hand to the victims and and everyone that is vulnerable to these threats of cyberspace.Well done!!

  24. Sarthak Pathroliya 19

    Cyber-security is a major threat to our society and because of our lack of awareness we are vulnerable towards it. It is a duty of everyone of us to make people aware about it. Tell our family and friends about the risks involved while using internet. ITCEE is doing a tremendous Job in this and the articles are very helpful for a laymen to understand. Sometimes the victim even don’t whether what happened with him/her is an crime or not? Sometimes due to other reasons they avoid to report the matter to police. It is a long and quiet difficult journey for us to attain that point where we can say with full dedication that we are ready and capable of dealing such issues.

  25. Sarthak Pathroliya 19

    ITCEE is doing a plausible job in creating awareness about Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes . India has a huge number of internet users and our daily dependence on internet is also increasing day by day with that more and more instances are happening where it is being followed that somehow there is little or no awareness or information regarding cyber crimes . It is a new field where an person can do tons of illegal work form a remote location without even getting noticed by the victim . It posses a threat to our society because now almost from paying for bills to filling an application everything is now online . D

  26. Saurabh Bhandari

    Very well written and inclusion of sections along with the offences is a good decision.
    Informative article

  27. HARSHADA NANDESHWAR

    Great work by ITEE CYBER WELFARE SOCIETY….. MORE SUCH BE CREATED FOR GET RID OF CYBER CRIMES

  28. 123 456

    ITEE cyber crime welfare society, is doing an amazing job by spreading awareness between the people who are not that aware of these daily happening virtual crimes. These crimes are the easiest once to do, that’s the reason it got an hike on it’s number cases. These crimes are taking place because most of the people do not have the adequate knowledge on what are cyber crimes. Once again, I’d like to appreciate ITEE cyber crime welfare society for doing such great work of spreading awareness. Keep it up.

  29. Apramey Shurpali

    Amazing initiative by cyber welfare society by spreading awareness of cybercrimes and helping people by educating them and protecting them from falling prey these scams.

  30. GIVING SMILE

    Article is very well written and in a language that a ordinary person can relate to it if he doesn’t have any knowledge about Cyber Crime.
    People should be updated in simple and productive manner that what you ITEE Cyber Crime Welfare Society has done properly.
    Different types of Cyber Crimes happen every day so if people have knowledge and are made aware then Cyber Crime can be stopped or can be made less.

  31. Sakshi Sachan

    This article is very well written and easy to understand. Everybody needs to understand the concept of cyber crimes and all the million ways in which they take place.

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