Eleven conmen who scammed mobile phone users in Bahrain out of BD22,000 ($58,055) have been arrested.
The suspects, believed to be Pakistanis, told Bahrainis and residents they had won cash prizes in a raffle d
Mobile users were targeted last month by a number of malware attacks including fake applications exploiting consumers’ interest in the official app for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, said a report.
The attacks were also targeted a
UAE-based Etisalat has announced a formal alert to its customers to beware unsolicited suspicious calls, in the wake of increasing scam calls and spam incidences.
The telecommunications company has learned that some fraudsters posing to be
Lottery and prize scams are among the leading consumer frauds globally, said an expert, advising consumers not to be fooled by imposters tempting them with big financial prizes and counterfeit checks.
It’s tempting to play a foreign lotter
A well-known expert on mobile phone security says a vulnerability in a widely used wireless technology could allow hackers to gain remote control of phones, instructing them to send text messages or make calls.
They could use the vulnerabi
More than 200 customers fear losing money they invested in a gold scheme after the jewellery store shut down and the owner could not be reached.
They invested in the scheme offered by Atlanta Jewellers Company at Gold City, Manama, which h
Western Union, a leader in global payment services, is offering the latest information and tips on common Internet scams in a move to help protect consumers from becoming victims of fraud.
“Internet scams succeed based on the fraudster’s a
Scam emails supposedly from close aides or relatives of deposed Arab leaders are offering a huge chunk of their assets if recipients hand over their bank details or pay a fee up front.
"The quantity of attacks of this sort that we detect i
A series of hoax calls to Zain numbers from callers who identify themselves as being from Zain Bahrain and promising a cash reward, has led to the telecoms company issuing a warning against the call scam.
Zain Bahrain customers have been w