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Hackers ground 1,400 passengers at Warsaw Airport

Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline ground computer systems used to issue flight plans, the company said. The computer system

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Cost of data breaches hits average of $3.8 million

The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a study commissioned by International Business Machines (IBM). The total avera

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Bahrain to step up efforts to fight hackers

Bahrain is to step up efforts to strengthen information security amid mounting cyber threats. Interior Minister Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa sounded the alarm as he opened the first-ever Bahrain Informat

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IT security: Taking control in a changing world

Not too long ago, most security professionals were content to have time to play with some logs, install a new Intrusion Prevention System, or get a sample of malware and try their hand at reversing. Generally though, most security

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Iran hackers 'targeted airlines, energy companies'

Iranian hackers have infiltrated some of the world's top energy, transport and infrastructure companies over the past two years in a campaign that could allow them to eventually cause physical damage, a report said. Aerospace

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Majority in UAE believe hackers can target key industries

Nearly seven in 10 (69 per cent) surveyed adults in the UAE say they are fearful that cyber hackers are carrying out attacks on major industries and sectors of the economy in their countries, according to a study. The study result

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Majority in UAE believe hackers can target key industries

Nearly seven in 10 (69 per cent) surveyed adults in the UAE say they are fearful that cyber hackers are carrying out attacks on major industries and sectors of the economy in their countries, according to a study. The study result

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Need for ME education system to step up IT security

There is a clear trend towards the increased utilization of IT system in Middle East educational institutions. In its predictions for 2014, IDC estimated that ICT spending in the Middle East would top $96 billion by the end of the year, with edu

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Targeted cyber attacks ‘to multiply in Mideast’

Targeted cyber attacks will become rampant in the Middle East, as hackers from the usual suspects have found success targeting victims around the world, a report said. The annual security predictions report “Trend Micro Secu

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Hackers exploit new bug with worms in early attacks

Hackers have begun exploiting the newly identified ‘Shellshock’ computer bug, using fast-moving worm viruses to scan for vulnerable systems and then infect them, researchers warned. ‘Shellshock’ is the firs

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