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The last decade has seen a rise in cyber warfare tactics, especially with countries like Iran, which is no lightweight when it comes to malware and espionage.

Researchers at IBM say Iranian state-backed hackers have developed a new strain of malware comparable to one of the most destructive computer viruses of the last two decades.

Hackers tried to cause Saudi petrochemical plant blast: NYT

The New Arab & agencies

Hackers tried to cause Saudi petrochemical plant blast: NYT

The New York Times said cyber-attackers attempted to trigger a deadly explosion at a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia in August.

Iran group 'hacking aviation, petrochemicals' in Saudi Arabia, US

The New Arab

Iran group 'hacking aviation, petrochemicals' in Saudi Arabia, US

A group of hackers suspected of working for the Iranian government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the ...

GCC businesses are facing a major cybersecurity deficit

Amar Diwakar

GCC businesses are facing a major cybersecurity deficit

Comment: A lack of investment and awareness around cybersecurity is leaving GCC companies more at risk than others, writes Amar Diwakar.

Karim Traboulsi

#Wannacry: Ransomware attack wave could come to Middle East

Companies and government agencies across MENA are on high alert as a virus that takes over vulnerable computers spreads worldwide.

The New Arab

Shadowy cyber-espionage group linked to Saudi hacking attack

A space of recent cyber-attacks on Saudi companies and government institutions is possibly the work of 'Greenbug', a mysterious cyber-espionage ...

Karim Traboulsi

Is Iran behind cyber attacks on Saudi Arabia?

A crippling cyber attack on Saudi Arabia's critical computer infrastructure could be the work of Iranian state-sponsored hackers, sources and ...

The New Arab & agencies

New hacking attempt on Saudi government computers

Saudi authorities have detected fresh attempts by hackers to disrupt government computers, after security firm Symantec warned of a revival of ...

Centcom hack: a publicity coup, not a cyber war

Zak Brophy and Lana Asfour

Centcom hack: a publicity coup, not a cyber war

The attack on US military Twitter and Youtube accounts by the "CyberCaliphate" was a stunning PR victory but nothing more - but more high-level ...

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