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Stay safe online with nine simple security steps

Cybercrime is on the rise today as more and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the internet. And with the holidays nearing, cybercriminals usually target their victims using phishing emails scams that look like

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Stay safe online with nine simple security steps

Cybercrime is on the rise today as more and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the internet. And with the holidays nearing, cybercriminals usually target their victims using phishing emails scams that look like

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Cybercrime hits over 2.5m UAE consumers

More than 2.53 million consumers in the UAE have been victims of online crime in the past year as hackers took advantage of consumer complacency, said a new report from Norton by Symantec, a global leader in cyber security. The an

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Travellers are 'easy targets' for online financial crime - study

While technology has allowed the travel sector to advance by leaps and bounds, it has also enabled the growth of cybercrime, with travellers becoming easy targets for online financial crime, a new study has showed. According to ne

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Economic crime remains prevalent in Mideast

Around 26 per cent of organisations in the Middle East have experienced economic crimes in the past 24 months, lower than the global average of 36 per cent though a 5 per cent increase since 2014, a report said.  Although the

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Cybersecurity remains a top concern in Mideast

Cybercrime has been identified as the second most common form of economic crime in the Middle East, with the region’s cybersecurity market set to grow 84 per cent to hit $9.56 billion in 2019, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (

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Cybercrime ring 'steals $1 billion from banks'

A multinational gang of cyber criminals has stolen as much as $1 billion from as many as 100 financial institutions around the world in about two years, Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab said on Saturday. The company

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Cybercrime ring 'steals $1 billion from banks'

A multinational gang of cyber criminals has stolen as much as $1 billion from as many as 100 financial institutions around the world in about two years, Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab said on Saturday. The company

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Cybercrime big risk to police despite ICT research

Investment in ICT to counter cyber threats is at record levels within the Gulf, yet challenges faced by police forces in the region and worldwide remain high, an industry expert has warned. While technology can and will assist in

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Bahrain plans new cybercrime law

Hackers could face up to 10 years behind bars as Bahrain plans to introduce a new cybercrime law.   The information technology bill will also carry fines of up to BD300,000 ($787,360), which has already been appr

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