The Communications Commission prevented 100,000 cyber attacks in June


Sharjah 24 – WAM:The National Computer Emergency Response Team at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority succeeded in preventing around 100,000 cyber attacks, which were affiliated with federal government websites during the month of June, varying between 73% malware, 15% security vulnerabilities, and phishing attacks 12%, and the team handled 407 cyber incidents.

This came during the monthly report published by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) on cyber security developments in the UAE federal government for the month of June 2020, on its website “ /statistics.aspx#_blan k “.

The report reviewed the efforts made by the national team to respond to the computer emergency “aeCERT” in dealing with cyber attacks that were experienced by federal authorities in the country only.


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