Fortinet has announced the company has been named the first cybersecurity founding partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre …
UAE urges students to become cyber ambassadors in new initiativeThe "Cybersecurity" ambassador initiative was launched to build a secure e-culture as it is considered a competitive initiative to empower Emirati students as cybersecurity ambassadors.1 2440
Egypt cracks down on cybercrime
The new lab, the first of its kind in the MENA region, is mainly designed to resolve business software and internet-based piracy cases.
Dubai Police warns of public WiFi dangers
Lieutenant-Colonel Salem Bin Salmeen claimed that many people are oblivious of the risks involved in connecting to public Wi-Fi networks, and the personal information they are exposing to these hackers.
JPMorgan hacking case suspects arrested
Five individuals who reportedly were involved in the high-profile 2014 computer hacking of JPMorgan has been arrested in the US.
Cyber-crime will not stop for Christmas
Threats lurk within networks, endpoints or devices, often hidden in poorly configured settings or permissions, ineffective data governance, access management and usage policies. These unseen threats come from all perimeters of the organisation and major trends such as BYOD, big data, cloud, and mobile apps have increased the challenge faced by IT leaders.
FBI offers $50,000 reward for ‘Lover Spy’ malware writer
The FBI has offered large rewards for information that could help them catch a clutch of alleged cyber-criminals.
Iran accused of hacking into US Navy computers
Hackers backed by Iran have penetrated an unclassified US Navy network in one of the most serious incidents of cyber-crime yet by the Middle East nation, according to a report Friday.
Malware-as-a-service blossoms in Russia, vendor research finds
Highly organised Russian groups have transformed mobile hacking into an industrial scale business, a kind of “malware-as-a-service,” complete with marketing affiliates, distributors and customer support.
Giving back to the little guy
Advancements in cyber-crime has forced the industry to be more vigilant than ever. Though many organisations continue to bolster their security measures, many are still being breached effortlessly by anonymous hackers and cyber criminals.
MPs declare that the UK is losing the war on cyber crime
A Home Affairs Select Committee has stated that the UK is losing the war on online criminal activity and that the government is too complacent in targeting cyber criminals.