UK cyber security chief blames Russia for hacker attacks

UK cyber security chief blames Russia for hacker attacks

"Russia is seeking to undermine the international system. That much is clear," Ciaran Martin, head of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said at a London tech conference.

Ukraine cyber security firm warns of possible new attacks

Ukraine cyber security firm warns of possible new attacks

Ukrainian cyber security firm ISSP said on Tuesday it may have detected a new computer virus distribution campaign, after security services said Ukraine could face cyber attacks like those that knocked out global systems in June.

QNRF, Turkish research agency develop new cyber security programme

QNRF, Turkish research agency develop new cyber security programme

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and a leading Turkish research agency have developed a new programme to strengthen Qatar’s cyber resilience.

Trump says discussed forming cyber security unit with Putin

Trump says discussed forming cyber security unit with Putin

US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that he discussed forming a cyber security unit to guard against election hacking with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Another large-scale cyber attack underway: experts

Another large-scale cyber attack underway: experts

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.

Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

Cyber security experts in Qatar and the region have advised caution and not to access any emails or other information from unknown sources, following the recent wave of cyber attacks across the world.

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies ...

Qatar faced 93,570 phishing attacks in first quarter of 2017

Qatar faced 93,570 phishing attacks in first quarter of 2017

Qatar had faced a total of 93,570 phishing attacks in the first quarter of 2017, from January 1 to March 31, a cyber security expert has revealed.

Threats to broadcast media explored at summit

Threats to broadcast media explored at summit

As media organisations become more connected to their audience, the opportunities for hostile actors to take advantage of that connectivity increase as well, Al Jazeera Media Network’s 'Future of Media – Leaders’ Summit' was told.

Ransomware could be deadly, cyber security expert warns

Ransomware could be deadly, cyber security expert warns

Ransomware is the most recent and deadly cyber security threat faced by individuals and corporates across the world and the cyber data must be well protected to avoid such attacks, a top cyber security expert has warned.

Foreign powers threatening Sweden's election, says PM Lofven

Foreign powers threatening Sweden's election, says PM Lofven

Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said "foreign powers" were likely to try to interfere with Sweden's elections next year, adding the country's cyber-security defences would be strengthened.

Thais detain nine suspected of hacking government sites

Thais detain nine suspected of hacking government sites

Thai police have detained nine people suspected of hacking government websites to protest against amendments to a cyber security law that critics say strengthens the authorities' oversight of the Internet.