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Phishers are now monetising their scams by requesting small sums of money under the disguise of various services.

Middle Eastern fraudsters extorting small sums disguised as delivery services

Kaspersky researchers have reported on an escalating trend in the activity of the phishers in the Middle East. They are now monetizing their scams by requesting small sums of money under the disguise of various...

Majd Sinan, Country Manager, Trend Micro UAE.

Over 32M cyberthreats blocked by Trend Micro in UAE during 2020

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has released its 2020 Annual Cybersecurity report: A Constant State of Flux. The report shares insights from last year’s threat landscape and provides st...

An example of a phishing email writing on behalf of the UK National Health Service.

Kaspersky report finds increased spamming and phishing activities around Covid-19 vaccines in Q1 2021

Scammers are constantly searching for new ways to steal users’ data. Last year, a completely new category of opportunity became one of the most profitable scams for fraudsters. They extensively used Covid-19 re...

Stephan Berner, Chief Executive Officer at Help AG.

Help AG report finds an increase of 183% in DDoS attacks in the UAE in 2020

Over ten million Distributed Denial of Service, DDoS, attacks were recorded globally in 2020, including a 183% increase in the UAE alone, while ransomware attacks are on the rise, with the government, private, ...

Tom Kellermann, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, VMware Security Business Unit.

VMware Modern Bank Heists report says attacks against financial institutions more than tripled in 2020

The modern bank heist has escalated to a hostage situation over the past year. The new goal of attackers is now to hijack a financial institution’s digital infrastructure and to leverage that infrastructure aga...

Maria Namestnikova, Head of GReAT Russia, Kaspersky.

Kaspersky survey finds 43% of UAE users think that software update time can be used to engage in self-development

Kaspersky announced the campaign Pain in the neck, exploring users’ attitudes to updating devices. According to a study commissioned by Kaspersky in April 2021, installing updates is considered a routine boring...