Middle Eastern Banks Hit by Crimeware, Trying to Find Solutions

Categories: Blog, Policy

An article in the Financial Times by Abigail Fielding-Smith describes the recent attacks by criminal networks and others on the banking and industrial networks in the Middle East. The damage caused by the various attacks, from the theft operations against banks to wiper attacks on the oil company Saudi Aramco’s computers, have inspired a concerted response, including standing up CERT teams and making regional actors compliant with data security protocols.

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