Cisco warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, CNBC reported.
Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission has warned users of the popular messaging platform WhatsApp to be wary of hackers sending malicious messages through the app.
Last year saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyber-attacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase of attacks.
The cases of cyber-attacks in the UAE are down by 48 percent during the first four months of 2018, WAM reported.
Cybersecurity researchers have reportedly found a new security flaw that affects a wide variety of modern computing chips and is related to the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws that emerged in January.
As part of its efforts to improve the level of public transportation services in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started fitting taxis affiliated to the Public Transport Agency with surveillance cameras.
Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab recently announced that it will move some its key operations, including customer data storage and software assembly, from Moscow to Zurich, Switzerland.
Facebook has reportedly suspended “around 200” applications on its platform as part of an investigation into misuse of private user data.
Dubai Airports has recently signed a new partnership to enhance customer experience and operational efficiency at security check points at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC).
A recent study revealed that the cybersecurity risk posed to enterprises by personal devices and Internet of Things devices are rising in significance.