Ahtealh processes via e-mail aimed at Internet users in the UAE




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Ahtealh processes via e-mail aimed at Internet users in the UAE

Tips published by the Abu Dhabi Police for users to protect their computers

Abu Dhabi Police announced the discovery of a financial fraud via e-mail aimed at Internet users in the UAE from unknown destinations so far.

She explained Abu Dhabi Police said in a statement through its media that the fraud that is based on email targeting a number of Internet users stating that their devices unlocked for violating intellectual property rights, so as to proofed and use of materials pirated, and that they should pay a sum of money for the fine to avoid criminal prosecution.

Said Col. Ibrahim Sultan Al Zaabi, Deputy Director of Criminal Investigation at the General Headquarters of Abu Dhabi Police, said that some of the complaints received from users indicate the emergence of a message on their computer stating that she unlocked, explaining that the message appears after penetrating the device via a link in the message .

He adds Colonel Zaabi “When you open the link contained in the message captures the computer virus that captures the image of the user’s device if it is connected to the camera on the computer, and then show the image that the consumer broke property laws, and توهمه that he can remove the message after sending the amount of money required.”

Those letters trying to convince the victims as fraudulent are exposed to criminal prosecution in order to force them to convert the amount of money required by the cards “cashU”, one of the electronic payment methods available in the UAE.

And stated in that letter, “when you pay the fine lock will not open your computer in a period of time, ranging between one hour to 72 hours after the deposit of the money in the account, and if you did not pay within 72 hours be criminally ملاحقتك”.

The Abu Dhabi Police warned, citizens and residents from falling victim to such operations, and asked them to raise the degree of protection in computers using supported software to combat viruses occur automatically, and lack of access to banned sites and suspicious.
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