Watch: UAE residents take a stand against online blackmail

Mall goers can meet police officials to address any concerns and learn more about protecting themselves online
Image Credit: Sharjah Police

Sharjah: Cyberblackmail and various other cybercrimes have become increasingly prevalent, yet victims often hesitate to report these offenses due to embarrassment or concerns about sharing sensitive information publicly.

To address this issue, Sharjah Police emphasise the confidentiality of reporting such cases and encourage individuals to come forward without fear.

How To Report Cybercrime To Sharjah Police
* Call 06-5943446 or 06-5943228
* Send a fax to 06-5616096
* Send a WhatsApp message to +971559992158
* Email: [email protected]

New campaign

This important issue came to the forefront during the launch of the ‘Be Aware: Stop, Think, Protect’ campaign, an interactive initiative aimed at enhancing awareness about cybercrime and cybersecurity. The programme was officially inaugurated at City Centre Al Zahia mall in Sharjah by Brigadier General Abdullah Mubarak bin Amer, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, on Thursday.