Cyber crime

Sharjah Police take cybercrime awareness campaign to the metaverse
New interactive website features games, warning videos and e-crime scenarios to educate people of all age groups
September 20, 2023, 2:54 PM
UAE plans cybersecurity vision for next 50 years
Artificial intelligence will dominate human life, says head of UAE Cybersecurity Council
September 20, 2023, 10:18 AM
Trio in Ras Al Khaimah accused of stealing Dh1 million in email hacking scam
Gang arrested by Ras Al Khaimah Police for allegedly intercepting messages in phishing fraud
September 18, 2023, 12:23 PM
Generative AI considered a security risk by 60% of board members, survey finds
US tech firm Proofpoint report also says that 73% of those polled feel at risk of cyber attack
September 07, 2023, 4:30 AM
Russian hackers increase attacks on western companies
Germany reports cyber meddling during war in Ukraine causing billions of dollars in losses
September 01, 2023, 10:30 AM
Ras Al Khaimah Police arrest gang suspected of stealing hundreds of thousands of dirhams
Police say victims who report thefts within first 24 hours stand a 90 per cent chance of recovering their stolen funds
August 31, 2023, 12:40 PM
Met police on alert after IT security breach
Measures to be taken following 'unauthorised access' at one of the force's suppliers
August 27, 2023, 9:16 AM
Tunisia to punish social media users guilty of criticising officials
Several campaigners, bloggers and journalists have faced similar charges in recent months
August 24, 2023, 8:53 AM
Abu Dhabi Police warn against online job and pet sale scams
The force has issued an alert over the threat posed by cyber crime
August 13, 2023, 11:34 AM
Samsung and Microsoft introduce new hardware attestation to protect Galaxy device users
On-device solution adds an additional layer of device protection for Galaxy users wherever they work
July 28, 2023, 4:00 AM
Dubai Police issue alert over fake traffic fine scam
Officials urge public not to click on suspicious email links and to report online fraudsters
July 27, 2023, 1:21 PM
Hushpuppi accomplice sentenced to eight years in US prison for multimillion-dollar fraud
Olalekan Ponle – known as Mr Woodberry – ordered to give up $4.5m in Bitcoin and luxury cars
July 19, 2023, 8:35 AM
Cryptocurrency crime down 65% in 2023 but ransomware attacks on the rise
Amount stolen by fraudsters fell by $3.3bn during the first half, Chainalysis report says
July 12, 2023, 1:00 PM
Woman fined Dh60,000 by Abu Dhabi court after insulting author in live-streamed video
Defendant also given six-month prison sentence, suspended for three years
June 23, 2023, 7:10 AM
'Clop' hackers begin posting company names on dark web
Ransomware gang carries through its threat to reveal the names of the companies it claims to have hacked
June 16, 2023, 8:10 AM
BA, Boots and BBC among companies given ultimatum over Clop ransomware attack
Companies have less than a week to respond to hackers threatening to release staff information
June 08, 2023, 9:19 AM
AI systems could 'kill many humans' in two years without regulation
British PM's adviser says global framework needed to manage technology as it rapidly grows in sophistication
June 06, 2023, 9:16 AM
Abu Dhabi prosecutors investigate claims woman insulted author in live-streamed video
The accused is said to be have verbally attacked the participant of a book fair held in the capital
June 06, 2023, 6:28 AM
British Airways and BBC hit by cyberattack
Retailer Boots also hit in attack on payroll company Zellis
June 05, 2023, 2:14 PM
UAE issues cyberattack warning to public and private sectors
The UAE Cybersecurity Council warned of groups targeting national digital infrastructure
May 06, 2023, 10:11 AM