Doxxing is when your personal information like your address, telephone number etc., are published online by others, openly inviting online members to harass you using this information.
Why should we be concerned?
In this offence an individual's personal information is made public with some false accusations against them, instigating others to harass them online. Their privacy is intruded upon and are put through humiliating and harrowing experience, causing social stigma.
The following are few pointers or warning signs that indicate victimization
a) Register a complaint at your nearest cyber crime police station
b) You also have the option to register an online complaint on cybercrime.gov.in anonymously also.
C) Report about it to the social media account help center
Following certain safe online practices can help the digital users stay safe online and safeguard themselves from such online offences