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Indian man convicted in Dubai for hacking 15 websites


DUBAI: A 33-year-old Indian IT programmer has been sentenced to a few months in jail followed through deportation for hacking 15 shopper web sites after his employer deducted $1,080 from his wage, according to a media document.

The Dubai Court of First Instance on Monday charged the person with hacking web sites and issuing threats, Gulf News reported.


The guy, who was no longer recognized, was additionally handed a three-month suspended jail time period and can be deported in an instant, the document stated.

According to legit data, the defendant, who worked as a pc programmer with the media company, resigned and threatened to hack its shopper web sites after 4,000 dirhams (USD 1,080) was deducted from his wage.


"He despatched WhatsApp messages to any other programmer on the company pronouncing that he will hack the internet sites if the company did not pay off him the 4,000 dirhams deducted from his wage.


"He was knowledgeable that the deduction would be made if he resigned before the top of the probation length," stated the company owner.


After investigation, the police stated that the data discovered on the defendant's private laptop confirmed that he had accessed the internet sites.


The defendant denied the fees.


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