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Dubai Police arrest Hushpuppi

Dubai Police arrest Hushpuppi and 11 others in Dh1.6 billion money laundering, cyber scam after a raid last week A gang of 12 fraudsters involved in a cyber scam has been arrested in Dubai, Dubai Police said. Those arrested include well-known Instagram personalities Raymond Abbas (Hushpuppi) and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodbery. They were arrested…

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Huawei launches ICT Skill Competition in Oman

Building on the huge success of its 2017 debut in the region, the second edition of Huawei Middle East ICT Skill Competition aims to nurture local ICT talent and develop the next generation of ICT leaders in Oman. In partnership with Ministry of Manpower and Higher College of Technology, Huawei launched the competition in the Sultanate…

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Middle East Oil & Gas sectors most at threat of cyber attack

The threat of an industrial cyber risk on energy companies is rising and the risk of a breach coming from circumstances outside of their control is growing, according to a survey of oil and gas executives in the Middle East.  The survey was conducted by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute, with the former due to…

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Middle East Oil & Gas sectors most at threat of cyber attack

The threat of an industrial cyber risk on energy companies is rising and the risk of a breach coming from circumstances outside of their control is growing, according to a survey of oil and gas executives in the Middle East.  The survey was conducted by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute, with the former due to…

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Infoblox: Securing DNS infrastructure against malicious domains

Infoblox: Securing DNS infrastructure against malicious domains

Infoblox: Securing DNS infrastructure against malicious domains The constant creation of malicious domains has proved a cat and mouse game for threat researchers and cybercriminals, says Regional Director MEA at Infoblox, Ashraf Sheet. Across the world, new malicious domains are constantly being created from which cybercriminals can launch attacks against businesses’ Domain Name System (DNS)…

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US DoD hacked by IS

US Military servers hacked by IS and personnel data leaked Just after midnight the Global Risk Awareness team intercepted a message from a group calling themselves the Islamic State Hacking Division (ISHD). They described their target as “The US Military” and the leak as “the addresses of 100 US Military personnel”. They claim to have…

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Etisalat Website Hacked

Etistat hacked

Etisalat Website Hacked Etisalat one of the Middle East’s leading telecommunications operators and one of the largest corporations in the six Arab countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, with a market value of approximately AED 90 billion (US$24.5 billion) and annual revenues of over AED 39 billion (US$ 10.6 billion) had its Etisalat.ae website hacked…

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