Cybercriminals extended their operations in cryptojacking and other cryptocurrency mining schemes, where perpetrators hijack victims’ browsers or infect their systems to secretly use them to mine for legitimate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Avaya unveils GDPR-compliant workforce optimisation suite
Avaya Holdings has introduced a new version of the Avaya Workforce Optimisation suite, which improves service quality, operational and employee productivity and data privacy with a series of new features and tools.
FinTech set to catapult GCC cybsersecurity market to $8 billion
Banking and finance security innovations in the UAE is set to drive the GCC’s cybersecurity market to $8 billion in 2018 as organisations optimise emerging technologies such as facial recognition. iris scans and crypto currency.
Robotics, AI “a big draw for young tech talents”: study
Technologies such as robotics and AI are a big draw for young talent with 33 percent of millennials wanting the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of new developments.
Global tech firms pair up to take military defence to the cloud
Thales and Microsoft partner to develop a unique Defence Cloud solution for armed forces.
Etisalat offers six months free access to Apple Music
Etisalat has announced that it is offering six month free access to ‘Apple Music’ for its postpaid customers. The new …
Video makers criticise YouTube over subscription tool
Video makers with millions of subscribers on popular video sharing platform YouTube expressed frustration about certain alert features used by the platform, Reuters reported.
Infinix unveils AI-powered smartphone
Infinix has partnered with Google to launch the all-new Infinix Note 5 as part of Android One programme, designed to deliver the best Android OS experience powered by artificial intelligence.
Global blockchain firm sets up shop in Dubai
The Bitfury Group has expanded its global operations into the UAE, opening a Dubai office that underscores their commitment to building blockchain-based solutions for governments, companies and institutions across the region.
Wristband market falls flat as smartwatches see steady growth: report
The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 124.9 million units by the end of 2018, but the market for wristbands is expected to decline 6.6%.
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UAE, Kuwait among most attractive targets of cyber-attacks
The UAE accounted for 2.4 million of the 1.7 billion ransomware attacks detected globally in Q1 of 2018, according to a recent report by cybersecurity solutions firm Trend Micro.
Egypt accounts for 3.97M of global ransomware threats: study
Egypt continues to face a growing threat from cyber-attacks with malware detections in Q1 of 2018 reaching 253,995, the second highest figure in the North African region.
Top eight things Dubai parents can do to keep children safe online
Norton shares eight easy steps parents can consider to protect their children and find the right approach for their family.