Gulf Times - cybercrime
Jaidah Group, Havelsan team up to provide cyber security solutions

Jaidah Group, Havelsan team up to provide cyber security solutions

Jaidah Group has signed a strategic partnership with Havelsan, a business firm that develops sophisticated systems for domestic and foreign military bodies, public sector entities and private sector organisations.

Deputy Amir opens Institute of Criminal Studies

Deputy Amir opens Institute of Criminal Studies

HE the Attorney-General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri delivered a welcoming speech on this occasion. He said that Qatar offers great support to the judiciary on all levels and affirms its independence.

US announces arrests in $530mn cyber identity fraud scheme

US announces arrests in $530mn cyber identity fraud scheme

The US Justice Department announced one of its largest-ever takedowns of a global cybercrime ring on Wednesday, saying it had indicted 36 people accused of trafficking in stolen identities and causing more than $530 million in losses to consumers.

Suspected N. Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekers

Suspected N. Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekers

The surging price of cryptocurrencies in global markets is catching the eye not just of ordinary retail investors but a cybercrime gang with links to the North Korean government, according to cyber researchers tracing the group's activities.

UAE donates $54mn to Interpol Foundation

UAE donates $54mn to Interpol Foundation

The United Arab Emirates announced on Monday it has donated $54mn to the Interpol Foundation, as the country prepares to host a joint forum on global security.

UAE arrests award-winning human rights activist

UAE arrests award-winning human rights activist

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested an award-winning human rights activist pending an investigation for allegedly publishing "false information" online, state media said.

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn.

Over 300 arrested in Europe-wide crime swoop

Over 300 arrested in Europe-wide crime swoop

Police forces from 52 countries arrested over 300 people and swooped on red-light districts to bust several trafficking gangs in a week-long, round-the-clock operation, Europol said Wednesday.

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Shortly after 7 p.m. on January 12, 2015, a message from a secure computer terminal at Banco del Austro (BDA) in Ecuador instructed San Francisco-based Wells Fargo ...

Iran cracks down on Instagram modelling, eight arrested

Iran cracks down on Instagram modelling, eight arrested

Iran has arrested eight people for working in "un-Islamic" online modelling networks, particularly on Instagram, the head of Tehran's cybercrimes court said on state television.

Cyber breaches, insider threats pose risks for Mena firms

Cyber breaches, insider threats pose risks for Mena firms

Cyber breaches and insider threats are the fastest-growing risks, driving investment in Forensic Data Analytics (FDA), according to Mena executives.