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Three quarters of attacks targeting users’ money were carried out using banking malware but these are not the only financial threats.
December 17, 2014 - 18:04 GMT
A total of 6.2 billon malicious attacks on user computers and mobile devices were blocked by Kaspersky Lab antivirus products in 2014,

December 18, 2014

Huawei Honor 6 Plus
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Huawei launched the newest additions to its flagship device line-up, showcasing the Honor 6 Plus Smartphone alongside the Spree 4X smartphone and its Honor TV Box.

Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, Red Hat
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the SAP HANA® platform is now available for customers to deploy across the open hybrid cloud, including via public cloud providers certified by Red Hat.

Trend Micro
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software and solutions, has signed a strategic OEM agreement with HP to help enterprises combat advanced targeted threats and custom malware.

December 17, 2014

Said Al Shanfari, Director of Business Marketing at Ooredoo
11:03 GMT

Ooredoo organised its first in a series Business to Business (B2B) meetings with the inaugural session held in collaboration with the Information Technology Authority (ITA).

Robert Brower, vice president, worldwide Customer Support and Customer Education Services, CommVault
07:36 GMT
(press release)

CommVault today announced its continued industry leadership in technical support and services with a 97 percent customer satisfaction rating based on the results of the company’s 2014 support services survey.

Alarab will feature expert opinion from renowned guests and never-before-seen social media interaction with its viewers, it said.
04:55 GMT

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), and owner of Alarab News Channel.

December 16, 2014

An FBI official did not provide further details, but said the agency routinely provides private industry with advisories to help it fend off cyber threats.
15:20 GMT

The FBI has warned US businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation.

ASUS
10:37 GMT

ASUS Middle East today announced Poseidon GTX 980 with DirectCU H2O, a new graphics card with an exclusive hybrid thermal solution that enables extremely efficient cooling by either air or water.

During the event
06:39 GMT
(press release)

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announces its participation in the Anti-Commercial Fraud Exhibition, which was organized by the Department of Economic Development.

VIVA Bahrain
05:47 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced today the launch of a special promotion for its prepaid and postpaid customers in celebration of the national day of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

December 15, 2014

Faisal Al Bannai, axiom CEO
08:25 GMT
(press release)

Gadget-lovers, phone fanatics and all those obsessed with technology now have a seriously engaging place to meet and exchange views with people on the same wavelength as them: the axiom community.

December 14, 2014

VIVA’s shares begin trading on KSE
09:59 GMT
(press release)

The stock of the Kuwait's telecom operator, VIVA will officially begin trading on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) on Sunday, December 14, 2014.

Thom Bohlen, Chief Technical Officer, MECSD handing over the LEED Certificate to Shinichi Wakita, Managing Director, Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa is the first company in the UAE electronics industry to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification by Middle East Centre for Sustainable Development.

ASUS
07:02 GMT

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Matrix GTX 980, an ultimate enthusiast gaming graphics card that achieves breathtaking performance with the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics-processing unit.

December 11, 2014

"Baktob Bil Arabi" Initiative
12:16 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant announced its new initiative “Baktob Bil Arabi” to enrich Arabic content online by encouraging the local social media community to use the Arabic language in their communication.