A new variant of the ransomware family is affecting organizations within the GCC and in particular the UAE, said top IT security firm Eset, adding that multiple incidents have been recorded in a short period of time.
The scope of a cyber espionage campaign targeting Iran and other parts of the Middle East has widened, even after security experts blew the operation's cover last month, according to the research firm that discovered the Mahdi Trojan.
The proportion of spam in global mail traffic continued to fall in the second quarter of 2012, averaging 74.3 per cent, marking a decrease of 2.3 percentage points compared to the previous quarter.
In addition to seasonal factors
Botnets evolved strongly in the first quarter of 2012, the Mac has become the weak link in corporate security systems and for the first time, cybercriminals used a “fileless” bot to build a zombie-net, said a report.
The first quarter of t
Al Otaiba Communications, one of the leading distributors of electronic brands in the UAE, has launched Sitecom Cloud Security, a security solution.
It protects all devices in a home network against cybercrime and online threats when brows
About 87 percent of the websites used to spread malicious programs were concentrated in just 10 countries, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab.
The company’s experts have identified a number of important trends after analysing vast numbe
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has alerted Facebook and Google search engine users from Bin Laden’s death video and news spam they may be infected with.
Spammers were quite fast to rea
The Middle East’s online banking users are among the most sought after targets for cybercriminals using a specialised online banking Trojan, said a report.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia Turkey, Morocco, Iran and Kuwait were among the world