More than 120,038 cyberattacks foiled in UAE in past month

More than 120,038 cyberattacks foiled in UAE in past month
Malware accounted for 78 percent of the attacks prevented by the National Computer Emergency Response Team. (File/AFP)
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Updated 04 August 2020

More than 120,038 cyberattacks foiled in UAE in past month

More than 120,038 cyberattacks foiled in UAE in past month
  • There were a number of phishing attacks stopped

DUBAI: The UAE has foiled about 120,038 cyberattacks in July, UAE’s state news agency WAM reported citing the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
Malware accounted for 78 percent of the attacks prevented by the National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) – there were also a number of phishing attacks stopped.