KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Acting Director of Information Technology Center Qusei Al-Shatti revealed that the center has not received any complaint from any governmental or private institutions concerning the cyber attack that rocked about 100 countries, affirming that this means Kuwait is so far safe from repercussion of that attack, reports Aljarida daily.
In a statement to the daily, Al-Shatti explained that the security apparatus in the country usually conduct back-up operations of data at the end of the week. There are institutions that backup their data at the end of each day.
Therefore, in case of any cyber attack on Kuwait, the damage will not affect the state institutions. Al-Shatti said, “According to some information in this regard, the virus responsible for these attacks was leaked through the intelligence spying organizations, but there are no substantial evidences on the nature of such a virus, its origin and its risks”.