UAE reports 230 cyber attacks in first 8 months of 2019, down 27.4%

Friday 6 September 2019 | 09:16 CET | News
The UAE's Telecommunications Regulations Authority (TRA) says more than 200 cyber attacks against government and private sector companies were reported in the first eight months of 2019, according to The National. TRA said 230 cyber attacks occurred from January to August, a 27.4 percent decline on the 317 recorded in the corresponding period in 2018. 

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