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Bahrain logs 400 cybercrime cases last year

MANAMA, February 22, 2015

Bahrain's security authorities dealt with more than 400 cybercrime cases last year, a top official said.

The complaints were either lodged with police stations or reported on hotline 992, First Lieutenant Ahmed Al Khayyat from the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption, Economic and Electronic Security was quoted as saying by the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.

He was speaking as he took part in the weekly Al Amn show on Radio Bahrain.

“We deal with a lot of cases in which Internet users find themselves blackmailed following the theft of their personal data,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service




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