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Saudi Arabia Issues Shamoon 2 Alert - Infosecurity Magazine;

Saudi Arabia Issues Shamoon 2 Alert - Infosecurity Magazine

Infosecurity MagazineSaudi Arabia Issues Shamoon 2 AlertInfosecurity MagazineA 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 ...and more »

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

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

SocpediaSaudi Arabian Organizations Warned Of a New Series of Shamoon 2 HacksSocpediaSaudi 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 ...and more »

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

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

Phys.OrgSaudi vulnerable to 'Shamoon 2' virus: telco chiefPhys.OrgSaudi 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 ...and more »

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

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

The RegisterDisk-nuking malware takes out Saudi Arabian gear. Yeah, wipe that smirk off your face, IranThe RegisterAt 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business TimesTrump Muslim Ban: How Did President Select Countries To Halt Immigration From?International Business TimesPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

Al-MonitorWill Iraq succeed in bringing Iran, Saudi Arabia closer?Al-MonitorOn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Saudi GazetteThink West: India's Gulf ties on an upswingSaudi GazetteCustodian 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hack ReadShamoon malware revisiting Saudi Arabia; cyberinfrastructure on high alertHack ReadThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Arab NewsWell-being of Indians is our top priorityArab NewsOn 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 ...and more »

India: A land of opportunities - Arab News;

India: A land of opportunities - Arab News

Arab NewsIndia: A land of opportunitiesArab NewsOn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Mintpress News (blog)Trump Bans Citizens Of Seven Nations, Excluding Saudi ArabiaMintpress 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 ...and more »

Saudi Arabia warns of new crippling cyberattack - CNNMoney;

Saudi Arabia warns of new crippling cyberattack - CNNMoney

CNNMoneySaudi Arabia warns of new crippling cyberattackCNNMoneyFive 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.and more »

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

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

Sputnik InternationalTehran Slams Saudi Arabia's Attacks on Yemeni Civilians During 'Fruitless War'Sputnik InternationalIranian 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 ...and more »

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

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

Al-ArabiyaSaudi's Arab-Gulf Affairs Minister heads to BeirutAl-ArabiyaThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Sputnik International'Music to the Ears': Gulf States to Cheer Trump's Middle East PolicySputnik InternationalUS 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 ...and more »

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

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

Foreign PolicyIranian Hegemony Is a Figment of America's ImaginationForeign PolicyThe 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 ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Issues Alert On Shamoon 2 - Dark Reading

Saudi Arabia Issues Alert On Shamoon 2Dark ReadingAn 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 ...and more »

Lebanon to unveil plan to win back Arab tourists - Zawya;

Lebanon to unveil plan to win back Arab tourists - Zawya

ZawyaLebanon to unveil plan to win back Arab touristsZawyaBEIRUT: 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 ...and more »

Arabtec leads DFM sell-off - The National

Arabtec leads DFM sell-offThe NationalShares 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 ...and more »

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

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

Financial TimesGulf bonds booming as oil producers seek to fill budget holesFinancial TimesWhile 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 ...and more »