Cyber-attacks against Gulf states on rise, especially during Israeli wars

11.12.2012                      27.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 3

Cyber-Attacken:

Cyber-attacks against Gulf states on rise, especially during Israeli wars

Experts, officials say infrastructure targeted; Iran suffers several attacks over past years.

The former chief of the United Arab Emirates' air force said his country's advanced cyber infrastructure made it a favorite target for hackers, especially when tension heightened in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"The last war in Gaza led to a barrage of cyber attacks because UAE has advanced telecommunications infrastructure," retired Major General Khaled al-Buainnain said….