Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh
Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh
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The Mumbai Police and their officials are well known for their relatable social media presence, drawing from pop culture and current events as they urge the city to abide by rules and take precautionary measures. And on Tuesday, cyber safety seemed to be the topic of the hour.

While Param Bir Singh, the Commissioner of Mumbai Police took to Twitter with an illustration urging people to put up strong passwords and enable two-step verification to deter hackers, the Mumbai Police's Twitter handle urged people to sound the alarm if someone was stalking or harassing people.

"Have strong passwords AND two-step verification on? Hackers will have to 'dig deep' to get to your information," tweeted the CP, sharing a picture of three Matryoshka dolls.

While the biggest doll represented a strong pass-code, the middle indicated the additional security that a two-step verification would provide.

The Mumbai Police for their part have adapted a poster for the Indian horror thriller TV show 'Ssshhhh...Koi Hai' to urge people to speak out. "Koi hai? Don't Sssshhh. Dial 100 and report for help," the poster now reads.

In the caption, they urged people to never hesitate before sounding the alarm. "Be it in dark nights or in broad daylight, on anonymous or open social media accounts, do not hesitate to sound the alarm on stalking if someone following and harassing you," they cautioned.

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