Cybercrime is a serious issue that can affect anyone who uses the internet. Cybercrime can include hacking, phishing, identity theft, online fraud, cyberbullying, cyberstalking, cyberterrorism, and more. If you are a victim of cybercrime in the UAE, or you witness any suspicious online activity, you should report it to the authorities as soon as possible.
There are different ways to report cybercrime in the UAE, depending on the type and severity of the crime. Here are some of the options you have:
- Report cybercrimes online: You can report cybercrimes online through the following channels:
- Report cybercrimes by phone: You can also report cybercrimes by phone by calling the following numbers:
- 800444 – The UAE Computer Emergency Response Team (UAE CERT)
- 8002626 – The Aman service – Abu Dhabi Police
- 2828 – The SMS service – Abu Dhabi Police
- 999 – The emergency number for all police stations in the UAE.
You can also report cybercrimes in person by visiting the nearest police station in your area. You may need to provide some evidence or information about the crime, such as screenshots, emails, messages, etc.
Reporting cybercrime is important to protect yourself and others from online threats and to help the authorities combat cybercrime. By reporting cybercrime, you can also get support and assistance from the relevant agencies and organizations. Therefore, do not hesitate to report any cybercrime you encounter or witness in the UAE.