The UAE digital government warns of fraudulent messages that use government agency logos

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Hours ago, many warnings were issued by various official authorities in the UAE regarding fraudulent messages that are received from unknown parties, as the digital government warned of fraudulent messages attacking phones in the Emirates bearing government logos.

The digital government of the UAE has issued a warning about bogus mails that use the insignia of government agencies.

A few hours ago, multiple cautions were made by various official authorities in the UAE regarding fraudulent communications that are received from unknown parties. At the same time, the digital government issued a warning that fake messages attacking phones in the Emirates bearing government emblems were occurring.

Warning of fraudulent messages with logos of official government institutions

Caution: there have been reports of fake mails using the logos of legitimate government organizations, After electronic fraudsters developed their means by impersonating official departments and institutions, by creating websites similar to them, with the aim of defrauding companies and individuals after their methods and criminal activities varied and methods of electronic fraud that involve an attempt to defraud someone electronically, deceptive fraudulent messages were received by thousands of customers via the phone and the WhatsApp application. This happened after electronic fraudsters developed their means. Obtaining banking and financial information for a large number of companies and individuals, as well as accessing their account data and credit cards, through fraudulent messages bearing the official logo of state institutions. According to victims who fell into this trap, receiving the message confused them, and made them believe that the sender belongs to an official party, especially since it bore the institution's official logo. The fact that it is formatted in the official manner and bears the official logo gives the fraudster's statement an air of legitimacy.

Warning of fraudulent messages bearing the name and logo of the Central Bank of the UAE

Caution: there have been reports of bogus mails using the name and emblem of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank, Finally, dealers of trading banks have complained of fraudulent messages that have been sent extensively through social networking applications. These messages have taken advantage of the name and logo of the Central Bank in order to obtain customer banking information. They do this by communicating with phone numbers that are attached to the messages, and they have assured the "Gulf" that the messages ask customers to freeze their bank accounts or credit cards.

Fraudulent messages deluding the victims of their official dismissal from work

Messages sent in bad faith to victims, leading them to believe they have been fired from their jobs, Recently, a number of citizens and residents have reported receiving a phishing email that informed them that they had been fired from their jobs and instructed them to click on a link that was provided below the message in order to learn the reasons for their firing and the total amount that was owed to them financially. The phishing email was sent with the intention of stealing money from their bank accounts using a new technique that involved hacking their smartphones. Others responded to the message link until it became clear to them that it was fraudulent, which confirms that fraud operations are getting closer to the victims by asking them to provide personal or professional information about them, after reassuring them and informing them of the sincerity and safety of the sending party. And after they reviewed the human resources departments, they confirmed that the link was fake, with the intention of stealing money from bank accounts.

Warning of fraudulent messages bearing the logo of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation

A word of caution: there have been reports of bogus mails using the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation's emblem, The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation disclosed that it had discovered a hoax message that was sent over digital and electronic channels. The hoax message featured the legitimate logos of both the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation as well as other government entities. After receiving it, immediately get in touch with the relevant security authorities and report what you've discovered.

Instructions of the digital government in the Emirates to protect against fraudulent messages in the Emirates

Directives issued by the digital government of the Emirates to guard against the transmission of fraudulent messages in the Emirates, The Communications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority issued a warning to avoid becoming a victim of fraud or fraudulent activity on social media and stated on its official website that recently new methods and methods of fraud

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