Sharjah Police’s Cybercrime section has recovered 434 social media accounts hacked on the first six months of 2019.
The police said that residents can file complaints on the Sharjah Police’s e-crime website or visit their police station to recover their hacked social media accounts.
The Sharjah Police also intensify their campaign on alerting residents about the possibility of their WhatsApp account being hacked.
Authorities remind the public to exercise caution and immediately report cases of hacking so that they can take immediate action.
Hacked WhatsApp accounts users can receive immediate technical support in the comfort of their own homes.
Other social media platforms included in the 434 recovered accounts include Facebook and Snapchat.
Authorities said that social media users should be more careful when dealing with strangers online.