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Qatar University denies hacking of its website

Qatar University denies hacking of its website

Qatar University has denied the information received about the hacking of its website, stressing that the infrastructure of the website protection systems is strong, consistent, and is constantly updated.

India's City Union Bank 'hacked via SWIFT system'

India's City Union Bank 'hacked via SWIFT system'

City Union Bank said it had discovered three "fraudulent remittances", which were sent via correspondent banks to accounts in Dubai, Turkey and China.

Al Arabiya's licence loss 'proves criminal behaviour'

Al Arabiya's licence loss 'proves criminal behaviour'

Al Arabiya's broadcasting of fabricated and false statements attributed to His Highness the Emir after the hacking of QNA website proves ill intention on the channel's side, the QNA director general said.

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers said Wednesday.

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

Brussels-based SWIFT said last month that security controls instituted after last year's $81mn theft from Bangladesh's central bank helped thwart some recent hacking attempts.

US warns public about cyber attacks on energy, industrial firms

US warns public about cyber attacks on energy, industrial firms

The US government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

Sri Lanka arrests two men over Taiwan bank hacking

Sri Lanka arrests two men over Taiwan bank hacking

The pair were arrested after they tried to withdraw large sums of money that had been wired to their accounts with a Sri Lankan bank branch in the capital Colombo, the official said.

Russia jails two members of notorious hacker group

Russia jails two members of notorious hacker group

A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced two members of an infamous hacking group to three years in jail for breaking into the accounts of high-ranking Russian officials.

Turkey detains five people involved in QNA hacking

Turkey detains five people involved in QNA hacking

Five people have been detained by the Turkish authorities for their connection to the hacking of Qatar News agency (QNA), which took place in late May, HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri said on Friday.

Qatar presents proof of UAE role in QNA website hacking

Qatar presents proof of UAE role in QNA website hacking

Officials of Qatar's Interior Ministry on Thursday said they have evidence to prove the cyberattack on the country's official media originated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Gulf Crisis: 'Fake news' against Qatar played major role

Gulf Crisis: 'Fake news' against Qatar played major role

"Fake news" designed to harm Qatar's relations with the US played a major role in the diplomatic split between the Gulf nation and its neighbours, say both US officials and the Qatari government, according to an NBC News report.

Hackers target Qatar Radio website, plant fake stories

Hackers target Qatar Radio website, plant fake stories

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.