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Computer virus Shamoon returns to ‘Saudi Arabia’ – ‘Major petrochemical firm hit’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan 24, (AP): Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread. Suspicion for the initial dispersal of the Shamoon …

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Kuwait 3rd highest in number of ‘Locky’ attacks: Kaspersky

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Kaspersky Lab warns about the new ransomware Trojan it discovered called Locky, that is spreading pervassively across the world, whereby Kaspersky Security Network has already reported Locky attacks in 114 countries – and to date Kuwait has experienced the 3th highest number of attacks at 976. …

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Contagious virus was spreading in a private school

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health (MoH) Sunday denied rumors in social media network that a contagious virus was spreading in a private school. The MoH quickly rushed to the school after it heard of the rumor and took some students to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital for tests, but the pupils, …

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