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Hunt launched for ‘hacker’ targeting state institutions

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: Just after 24 hours after penetrating the website of the Interior Ministry, the same hacker is said to have managed to access the site of the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW), reports Al-Shahed daily. According to reliable sources affirmed Kuwait’s Interior Ministry is coordinating efforts …

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Equifax hack hits 143mn – Breach sows chaos

NEW YORK, Sept 9, (AP): A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that “criminals” had stolen vital data of about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how they should protect themselves and what Equifax planned to do …

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Cyber attacks lead to return of ‘Bitcoin’

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Recent spread of cyber attacks has led to the return of the use of “Bitcoin” as means of transactions. Hackers are trying to use bitcoin for receiving ransom from the local and international companies they hack, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that some …

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FBI SEES RUSSIANS BEHIND QATAR HACK

US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar, prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday. FBI experts visited Qatar in late May to analyze an alleged cyber breach that saw the hackers place the fake …

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Czechs arrest Russian hacker sought by United States

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police have arrested a Russian hacker suspected of cyberattacks in the United States, officials said on Wednesday. Police said an international warrant on the man, who was not named, was issued by Interpol and that officers cooperated with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation on the …

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