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Cyber-security: A Rising Threat in the Middle East

According to the Middle Eastern Global Economic Crime Survey Report (2016), cybercrime is one of the highest economic crimes reported in the Middle East, affecting 30% of organisations in 2016. This surge in cybercrime is ultimately the result of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) pursuing unique structural reform initiatives, aimed at reducing reliance on ... Read More »

Fileless Malware – Rising Trend in Malware Industry

Fileless malware is becoming more popular in blackhat activities. What was first seen in some sophisticated targeted attacks is now becoming a standard partially due to the Vault 7 leak that revealed CIA’s modus operandi. There seems to be confusion about the definition of fileless malware so news sites will often say malware is fileless while it’s definitely not fileless. ... Read More »

Dark Web Use Rising Making Drugs Safer EU Report Says

According to a report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), dark net usage is rising in popularity in the EU. The report says the dark web had received pretty much attention in the past and is playing an important role in the drug trade “particularly with respect to sales of new psychoactive substances.” The EMCDDA ... Read More »