Qatar’s Attorney General HE Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri has urged the international community to ban information obtained through piracy, and prevent it from having any legal value or being used as a basis for evidence.
The Qatar Radio's website was hacked on Tuesday, the station announced on its Twitter account. Following the cyber attack at about 5.30 am, the hackers posted some fake news and insulting words on the site.
Germany's BSI federal cyber agency said on Friday that the threat posed to German firms by recent cyber attacks launched via a Ukrainian auditing software was greater than expected, and some German firms had seen production halted for over a week.
A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.
Another large-scale, stealthy cyber attack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week's assault on computers worldwide, a global cyber security firm told AFP on Wednesday.
Qatar's businesses have not been impacted by the ongoing global cyber attack, Ooredoo said and noted the company’s experts are working with the Qatari authorities and international information security leaders.
The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said Sunday.
Britain's health system has recovered from the disruption caused by a global cyber attack, with 97% of the country's health service trusts now "working as normal", interior minister Amber Rudd said on Saturday.
A global cyber attack forced a major European automaker to halt some production lines while hitting schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia on Saturday, though it appeared to die down.