Saudi Arabia Issues Shamoon 2 Alert - Infosecurity Magazine

A new variant of the Shamoon data-wiping malware—whose previous greatest hits include taking down Saudi Aramco in 2012—is again attacking various high-level Saudi organizations. An alert issued by the telecom authority of Saudi Arabia said that ...

Saudi Arabian Organizations Warned Of a New Series of Shamoon 2 Hacks - Socpedia

Saudi Arabia recently warned local organizations that the Shamoon malicious code has once again become active. January 26, 2017, 9:39 AM. 56. SHARES. ShareTweetPinGoogle+. Saudi Arabian Organizations Warned Of a New Series of Shamoon 2 ...

Saudi vulnerable to 'Shamoon 2' virus: telco chief - Phys.Org

Saudi computer security systems are vulnerable to the "Shamoon 2" virus, a senior communications official warned Thursday, confirming reports of a fresh cyberattack on the kingdom. The virus "has devised a new method that was unexpected by government ...

Disk-nuking malware takes out Saudi Arabian gear. Yeah, wipe that smirk off your face, Iran - The Register

At least 15 Saudi government offices and private companies have been hit by another wave of attacks from Shamoon 2 malware that leaves hard drives completely erased. Shamoon 2 first surfaced in 2012, when it was used in a highly targeted attack against ...

Trump Muslim Ban: How Did President Select Countries To Halt Immigration From? - International Business Times

President Donald Trump was expected to sign an executive order placing a temporary ban on most refugees and a ban and a suspension on granting visas to seven majority-Muslim countries this week. Yet it remained unclear why certain countries have been ...

Will Iraq succeed in bringing Iran, Saudi Arabia closer? - Al-Monitor

On Jan. 14, Iraqi and Iranian media reported that Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari offered to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia in order to overcome their disputes and restore their bilateral relations that were ruptured following the Jan ...

Think West: India's Gulf ties on an upswing - Saudi Gazette

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Riyadh during his Kingdom visit in April. Manish Chand. Spiritual home of Islam and the world's energy powerhouse, Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's most powerful ...

Shamoon malware revisiting Saudi Arabia; cyberinfrastructure on high alert - Hack Read

The dreaded Shamoon malware is back to haunt Saudi Arabia; therefore, the government has wasted no time in issuing a warning alert to a number of organizations. This time Shamoon's new variant Shamoon 2 has been identified to be circulating and ...

Well-being of Indians is our top priority - Arab News

On the occasion of the 68th Republic Day of India, I extend my best wishes to all my fellow Indian citizens residing in the Western Region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. India and Saudi Arabia enjoy cordial and friendly relations reflecting the ...

India: A land of opportunities - Arab News

On the joyous occasion of the 68th Republic Day of India, I have the pleasure to extend my warm greetings and felicitations to all my fellow countrymen in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. On this auspicious day, the Constitution of modern India came into ...

Trump Bans Citizens Of Seven Nations, Excluding Saudi Arabia - Mintpress News (blog)

Despite presenting such moves as a national security measure intended to prevent terror, the nations from which 9/11 plotters originated (primarily Saudi Arabia, but also including Egypt and the UAE) were left off the new ban. By Jason Ditz | Antiwar ...

Saudi Arabia warns of new crippling cyberattack - CNNMoney

Five years ago Saudi Arabia suffered the world's biggest cyberattack. Now it's on red alert for a repeat. A warning was issued by the elite computer security team that helps guard Saudi Arabia's infrastructure, the Computer Emergency Response Team.

Tehran Slams Saudi Arabia's Attacks on Yemeni Civilians During 'Fruitless War' - Sputnik International

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi criticized on Wednesday Riyadh's airstrikes carried out against civilians in Yemen, attributing them to Saudi Arabia's frustration with the "fruitless war." MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Qassemi added that Tehran ...

Saudi's Arab-Gulf Affairs Minister heads to Beirut - Al-Arabiya

The Saudi embassy in Beirut is preparing to organize a celebration of solidarity with Lebanon. (Al Arabiya). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Wednesday, 25 January 2017. Text size A A A. Saudi's Arab Gulf Affairs Minister Thamer al-Sabhan heads to ...

'Music to the Ears': Gulf States to Cheer Trump's Middle East Policy - Sputnik International

US President Donald Trump's stance on the Middle East is likely to be "music to the ears" of Gulf Arab states, with Washington to take a harder line on Iran and re-assert its authority in the region, an academic in Middle Eastern affairs has told ...

Iranian Hegemony Is a Figment of America's Imagination - Foreign Policy

The Islamic Republic isn't nearly as powerful as Washington and Tehran make it out to be. By Trita ParsiTrita Parsi is president of the National Iranian American Council and author of A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama's Diplomacy With Iran., Adam ...

Saudi Arabia Issues Alert On Shamoon 2 - Dark Reading

An alert issued by the telecom authority of Saudi Arabia warns of a new variant of the 2012 Shamoon malware that has attacked several Saudi organizations including the labor ministry and a chemicals firm, reports Reuters. The 2012 virus, described by ...

Lebanon to unveil plan to win back Arab tourists - Zawya

BEIRUT: Tourism Minister Avedis Kadanian said Tuesday that he plans to unveil a plan to lure Arab tourists back to Lebanon. “We are preparing a project for Arab nationals. The plan calls for competitive prices for their stay in Lebanon and organizing ...

Arabtec leads DFM sell-off - The National

Shares in Dubai fell in late trading on Wednesday, despite positive results by Dubai Islamic Bank. Saudi shares rose for a fifth straight session while Abu Dhabi closed lower. The Dubai Financial Market General Index rose by half a per cent in early ...

Gulf bonds booming as oil producers seek to fill budget holes - Financial Times

While developed and developing countries issued record sums of debt in the years after the financial crisis, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates used the vast oil wealth to propel themselves to affluence. The states ...