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Sahir Hidayatullah

Sahir Hidayatullah

CEO, Smokescreen

  • The Middle East's Cybersecurity Mirage—Warning Signs in the Desert

    by Sahir Hidayatullah on September 29, 2017

    17th November, 2016 8:45PM GMT+3. The date and time may not seem significant, but it was a portent about the future of cybersecurity in the Persian Gulf. This was the time the Shamoon 2 malware waited until before launching a data destruction payload that spread through the networks of Saudi Arabia's civil aviation agency and other Gulf State organizations, wreaking havoc. The fact that it moved…

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