Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion

Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion






Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion $MSFT A cyber attack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world, including to us here at Live Trading News, was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine. While the rogue software used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that […]






Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy






Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy The strategy aims to make Dubai “the safest city in the world – digitally” A new cyber security strategy for Dubai has been launched by the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The strategy was unveiled on Wednesday as Sheikh […]






Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks

Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks






Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks The International Conference for the Criminalisation of Cyber-Terrorism, held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, concluded with the “Abu Dhabi Declaration for Criminalising Cyber-Terrorism”, which was read by Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Chairman […]






NSA Stupidity Created Ransomware Cyber Crisis

NSA Stupidity Created Ransomware Cyber Crisis






NSA Stupidity Created Cyber Crisis A ransomware virus is spreading aggressively around the globe, with over 100,000 computers in 99 countries having been targeted, according to the latest data. The virus infects computer files and then demands bitcoins to unblock them. Russia’s central bank said on Saturday it had detected “massive” cyber attacks on domestic […]






Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry






Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry Cyber security companies are now looking to develop talent locally The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has the potential to develop its own cyber security industry rather than rely on international talent, according to 2 leading executives. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Abu Dhabi, the […]






US Cyber Monday Sets Record With $3.45-B of Sales

US Cyber Monday Sets Record With $3.45-B of Sales






US Cyber Monday Sets Record With $3.45-B of Sales $SNE, $MSFT, $AAPL, $AMZN Shoppers spent $3.45-B on Cyber Monday on Samsung 4K TVs, PlayStation 4s and Barbie Dolls among other products, marking the largest online sales day in US history. The data compiled by Adobe Digital Insights, easily surpassed prior estimates, and dismissed fears that […]






Cyber Attacks from Terrorists ‘just a matter of time’

Cyber Attacks from Terrorists ‘just a matter of time’






Cyber Attacks from Terrorists ‘just a matter of time’ In Q-1 of Y 2016 alone, there were 2.2-B cyber attacks globally Rapidly evolving threats from cyber criminals and terrorist groups including ransomware and cryptoware could result in major attacks on critical infrastructure and industrial systems in the Middle East, according to prominent technology security firm […]