As Gulf tensions rise, enterprises gird for more cyberattacks

January 10, 2020 CynergisTek, Inc.

The Gulf could soon witness another wave of cyberattacks amid soaring tensions in the region, and security experts are warning enterprises to take precautions.

Saudi Arabian authorities a week ago reported that data-wiping malware dubbed "DUSTMAN" hit a regional enterprise, later reported to be Bapco, Bahrain's national oil company. The malware was based on prior data-wipers that have been linked to Iran-based, nation-state actors.

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