Cyber Crime SMS Alert Service Launched by FIA

Federal Investigation Agency FIA has decided to launch a telecom offensive against the criminal elements by introducing a special cyber crime SMS alert service in the country. According to reports, it would be a country wide service for the public. The victims of cyber crime can now send the details of the respective website or any group to the Cyber Crime Alert Service from where would they be attacked.

FIA SMS Alert

“6000” is the number where the victim is supposed to send the details of any website or organization that happens to be involved in malicious activity on the cyberspace. FIA has already an email complaint cell having email id as complaints@fia.gov.pk.

According to FIA, offenders commit cyber crimes using social media and emails. They hack accounts or create fake IDs on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other such networks to disturb people. Agency is putting its best efforts by going into judicial academies, colleges and universities to make people thoughtful in this regard.

In 2014, FIA has caught many people who were involved in hacking people accounts on social media. They bring down the hacked account or site as a first step and then trace the culprit’s IP address.

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