Gangs of cyber criminals, organising themselves along the lines of drug cartels, are changing the ‘rules’ of ransomware attacks to keep ahead of the authorities’ efforts to thwart their activities. That’s the conclusion of a new report by leading cyber analytics expert CyberCube.
At least 16 countries in the MEA region, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, are being targeted by scammers who are harvesting user personal and payment data via a multistage scam that exploits at least 138 popular brands. Group-IB outlines the MEA countries and the various verticals which were targeted by the scams, alongside the impacts of the ongoing “scamdemic”.
Huawei Opens Its Largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Centre in China. Huawei advocates for industry-wide capability building, knowledge sharing, and tighter coalitions.
CYBERGYM Enters GCC Cybersecurity Market with Opening of New UAE Office.
Benny Czarny is the CEO, Founder & Chairman of the Board of OPSWAT, a leading global cybersecurity firm founded in 2002 to offer a special, market-driven approach to cybersecurity products …
Proofpoint Delivers Advanced Data Loss Prevention for Microsoft Teams. Becomes a certified Teams security and compliance partner for data loss prevention.
A new threat actor SentinelLabs tracked as Agrius was observed operating in Israel starting in 2020. Initially engaged in espionage activity, Agrius deployed a set of destructive wiper attacks against Israeli targets, masquerading the activity as ransomware attacks. The attacks were carried out using DEADWOOD (aka Detbosit), a wiper with unconfirmed links to an Iranian threat group.
Kaspersky and Skill Cup launch mobile course to help parents improve children’s cybersecurity competencies.
Kalle Bjorn, Sr Director, Systems Engineering – Middle East at Fortinet talks to Anita Joseph, Editor, Security Advisor Middle East, …
Tenable to Highlight Active Directory Security Capabilities at GISEC 2021.