Currently, FIA Cyber Crime
Unit, National Response Centre for Cyber Crime
(NR3C) were operating in Pakistan with its five Cyber Crime
Police Stations along with the digital forensic laboratory in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta.
The other step was technical trainings on cyber crime
, digital forensics, information security to LEAs including local police.
In addition to the sentence available to the court in respect of all offenders, whether UAE nationals or otherwise, the UAE legislator has also included a mandatory requirement to deport foreigners who are convicted of any of the crimes contained in the Cyber Crimes
The proposed law titled as Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2007 offers penalties ranging from six months imprisonment to capital punishment for 17 types of cyber crimes
including cyber terrorism hacking of websites and criminal access to secure data.
Other cyber crimes
include online abuse of children, although this is not something we see too often.
According to 2007 statistics, the GCC is estimated to lose $550 million (Dh2 billion) to $735 million annually due to reported cases of cyber crimes
, he said.
Currently, most member states are bound by a Council of Europe Convention listing common definitions of different types of cyber crime
and laying out the ground for judicial cooperation on the matter, which came into force in 2004.
Clearly the financial penalties are significantly higher under the Cyber Crimes
Fraud and emotional blackmailing, he said, topped the list of cyber crimes
registered in Dubai.
Summary: New York: Members of a sophisticated cyber crime
ring allegedly involved in Bank Muscat's .
The number of cyber crime
cases has almost doubled this year, a senior police officer has said.
The Ministry said National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes
(NR3C) is equipped with state-of-the-art expertise and capabilities for conducting investigation of hi-tech crimes including those committed through use of computer, internet, mobile phones, VoIP etc.