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Awareness through movement

Awareness through movement

This group decided to make a short video on how to use e-mails and Google search. The logic behind this was these are the two most common aspects of anyone with any digital presence has to know their was around. The goal of this video was to create awareness among first time or infrequent internet users about the benefits and conveniences of emails and a search engine.

The video was a tutorial about how to send email and various features of the Google search engines many people may be unaware of and would help them in their day to day life.

The one minute 40 second video, was kept concise so as to not lose out on the viewer’s attention. It was straight forward with it first showing how to send emails and then showing features of Google like tip calculation at restaurants, a calorie intake manager and one which kept track of ones stocks. There were also instructions on how to use Google’s event planner for weddings among other things.

The thinking behind showcasing these features is that in a digital India, people biggest gains with improvements in and better amalgamation of technology should be to make their lives easier. The features discussed in the video all help to achieve those goals. A lot of mundane and time consuming tasks can be expedited with the help of technology. This can help people free up their live to accommodate more useful and productive tasks.

Survey Questionnaire on Cyber Crime Awareness

Q1:  Select your age range

  1. a) Less than 18
  2. b) 18-20
  3. c) 20-22
  4. d) 22-24
  5. e) 24-26
  6. f) More than 26

Q2: Which of the following are you currently pursuing?

a) High School
b) Bachelor’s Degree
c) Master’s Degree

Q3: On average how many hours per day do you use the computer for?

a) 0-2 hours
b) 3-5 hours
c) 6-8 hours
d) 9+ hours

Q4: How would you rate your knowledge on computers?

a) Low
b) Moderate
c) High
d) Expert

Q5: Are you familiar with the term Cyber Crime?

a) Not familiar
b) Somewhat familiar
c) Very familiar
d) Expert

Q6: Which of the following statements best matches your idea of what Cyber Crime is?

a) Politically motivated attacks on computer systems of major infrastructures such as airport or power plants to cause severe damages and disruptions.
b) Terrorists using the computer network as a tool to spread political propaganda to gather support and members.
c) A criminal activity or a crime that involves the internet, a computer system or a computer technology.
d) A criminal offense involving a computer as the object of the crime, or the tool used to commit a material component of the offense.

Q7: Do you have anti-virus software installed on your computer?

a) Yes
b) No
c) Don’t know

Q8: Has your computer ever been infected by a computer virus that damaged your computer components or data on your computer?

a) Yes
b) No

Q9: Have you ever gotten an email that you were certain of being spam?

a) Yes
b) No
c) Don’t Know

Q10: If your answer to the previous question is ‘Yes’, what did you do about the email? If your answer was ‘No’ or ‘Don’t Know’, select NOT APPLICABLE.

a) I open the email and read its contents.
b) I do nothing with the email.
c) I simply delete the email and forget about it.
d) I report the spam to my email account provider.

  • Photographs of survey respondents while filling out the survey in hostel rooms
  • As part of the online viral campaign on Cyber Crime and Malware Awareness, we asked people to change their profile pictures on social networking and messaging apps to the following poster created by us:-
  • Screenshots of mobile screens showcasing our friends changing their profile pictures for the Digital India Week

  • Screenshots of mobile screens showcasing our friends changing their profile pictures for the Digital India Week Screenshots of mobile screens showcasing our friends changing their profile pictures for the Digital India Week