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Dubai Police identify UAE-based hackers of its Twitter account Amira Agarib / 11 February 2014 Dubai Police have formed a technical committee that includes a number of specialised officers to find further techniques to protect and close all loops. The Dubai Police have identified a UAE-based Asian gang behind the hacking of its Twitter account on Sunday. The Dubai Police General Department of Electronic Services, within a few minutes, recovered its social account, said Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police. He said the UAE is taking legal action against the hackers. He also said that the Dubai Police have formed a technical committee that includes a number of specialised officers to find further techniques to protect and close all loops and gaps to prevent any future hacking. He said no harm or damage was caused to the Dubai Police websites. Dubai Police’s official Twitter account @DubaiPolice was hacked on Sunday at 7.15pm but all posted tweets had been deleted by 11pm. The gang named as @TheHosemenLulz tweeted: “The Dubai police is spying on you, Isn’t it fair that we the people do the same back?” This was added along with an image of horses and GuyFawkes masks. The gang has also claimed an earlier hacking attempt on the Dubai Police account and also claimed to have hacked websites of major banks and the UAE telecom authority. firstname.lastname@example.org For more news from Khaleej Times, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes , and on Twitter at @khaleejtimes Continue reading →
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