Hong Kong's elderly are plagued by phone scammers who seek out vulnerable and wealthy victims willing to transfer money or make bogus investments. Police said scammers targeted an elderly woman living in a mansion on The Peak, Hong Kong's ritziest neighbourhood.
Last summer criminals contacted the unnamed woman pretending to be Chinese public security officials.
The exercise is designed to test the strength of the banking sector against any potential cyber threats.
Police officials advices people to report about all witnessed blackmailing or hacked accounts crimes.
Cyber security firm McAfee on Monday crowned Alexis Bledel the most dangerous celebrity on the internet in 2019. No other celebrity was more likely to land users on websites that carry viruses or malware.
Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese nationals in its biggest crackdown on crime by foreigners entering the country on tourist visa, officials said on Tuesday. The chief of police in the capital, Kathmandu, Uttam Subedi, said 122 Chinese men and women
Today the Labour Party was the victim of a “large and sophisticated cyber attack”. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, however. After the hack of the US Democratic National Committee
Sharjah Police General Directorate has launched an awareness campaign against online scams. The month-long initiative targets members of the public including students of different age groups.
Taking the lead and looking forward to a much secure and safer country, the six-year-old Dubai Electronic Security Center (DECS) on Sunday announced the implementation of upgraded “industrial control systems (ICS) security standards” this year in four public organizations in the emirate.
Authorities say criminalisation is needed to curb the online flood of dangerous fake cures and conspiracy theories that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called an "infodemic."
As part of its efforts to spread awareness among all community members and in particular students of the UAE, the Community Police Department of the Sharjah Police General Directorate organised a lecture on cybercrimes to raise awareness of students and parents of Fatima Al Zahra Primary and Secondary School For Girls.