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cybercrime

Crimes perpetrated over the Internet, typically having to do with online fraud. See cybercrook and cyberextortion.
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He said that Sudan established several research centres and accommodated large numbers of smart young people in the NISS in order to address the cyber crime.
According to cyber security expert, Professor Basie Von Solms of the University of Johannesburg, cyber crime has surpassed "any other form of illegal money making" also to include arms dealing and drug trafficking.
After a presentation from the members of the committee,the home minister expressed keen interest in issues relating to cyber crime and its impact on the public.
Recently introduced cyber crime laws state that anyone blackmailing someone over the internet can be jailed for two years and fined up to Dhs500,000.
Dubai Police are ready to deal with all types of cyber crime thanks to trained and qualified teams that work at the department.
The Act will be enforced as soon as the bill gets the nod from the quarters concerned after which the elements involved in cyber crimes will be arrested," he said.
While agreeing that a more concerted approach was required to fight cyber crime and transnational crime, a number of speakers were divided on whether existing or new tools would best guide that task.
Lieutenant-Colonel Yousif Harmool, Head of the Cyber Crime section of the Sharjah Police, said online fraud is one of the most difficult crimes to investigate, as evidence cannot be collected from crime scenes as such.
Sarfraz Basheer, President (SCCI), assured full support and cooperation to FIA for curbing cyber crimes from the business industry.
The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman already have detailed cyber crimes legislation in place," he added.
Boonwt, for his part, vowed that the UNODC would seriously pursue campaign against cyber crimes in Iran.
In addition, anti-terrorism unit chief Murat Ecobanoy-lu was assigned as chief of document archive department, cyber crimes unit chief Ercan Ekincioy-lu was assigned as anti-terrorism unit chief, document archive unit chief Ali Kyrday- Demir was appointed as the chief of construction estate unit and construction estate unit chief ylker TE-rkbayrak was appointed as chief of cyber crimes unit.