The UAE and Kuwait were found to be among the most vulnerable in a Trend Micro report analysing worldwide threats.
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.
According to a source at the Electronic and Cyber Crime Combatting Department (ECCCD), affiliated to the Criminal Investigation Department, the majority of scammers who target users in Kuwait are from abroad.
EastNets has announced its partnership with Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank to roll out SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi) service for its customers across the country.
Kuwait telco Zain has launched the first integrated 5G technology on its network, which will provide high-speed communications with high efficiency.
The Public Authority for Industry (PAI) has granted a local private company the initial approval to produce robot planes.
The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Kuwait Communication Information Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (CITRA) recently held a training programme for telecommunications and Internet service providers (ISPs) to educate them on how to work with Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and deploy it on their networks.
Kuwait’s Ministry of the Interior has reportedly announced plans to digitize the renewal of residence visa for expatriates from the beginning of 2019.