IT threat evolution Q3 2018. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky Lab products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Q3 figures According to Kaspersky Security Network: Kaspersky Lab solutions…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

IT threat evolution Q2 2018. Statistics

Q2 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 962,947,023 attacks launched from online resources located in 187 countries across the globe. 351,913,075 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul airline Etihad Airways will loan pilots to competing Dubai-based carrier Emirates under a new program, officials acknowledged Sunday, marking a rare cooperation between…

Port operator DP World's name now on hyperloop company

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Dubai-based port operator DP World is now firmly in the hyperloop business. Source: Business – The Eagle

Emirati official expresses confidence in Gulf bloc of states

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati diplomat has expressed confidence in the bloc of Gulf Arab states some 10 months after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates,…

Abu Dhabi signs $1.45B offshore deal with Total

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state oil company of the energy-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates says it has signed a deal worth $1.45 billion with French…

At drone fair, Chinese show off armed model likely in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Walking through a trade show all about military drones, Emirati officials made a point on Sunday to stop first at a stand run…

Bahrain radar shows Qatar jets near UAE planes; Doha denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain released radar tracks on Tuesday it said showed Qatari fighter jets passing by Emirati commercial airliners bound for the island nation, encounters which…

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to…

$450 million Leonardo painting heading to new Louvre museum

NEW YORK (AP) — A Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in…

IT threat evolution Q3 2017. Statistics

Q3 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 277,646,376 malicious attacks from online resources located in 185 countries all over the world. 72,012,219 unique URLs were…

Isolated Qatar hires firm founded by Trump aides amid crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by former top campaign aides to President Donald Trump and another specialized in digging up dirt…

UAE official: Qatar must change its ways as part of talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top official in the Arab bloc isolating Qatar says the Gulf state needs to change its policies as part of any direct negotiations…

Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai to more closely integrate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai have announced plans to more closely integrate their operations. Source: Business – The Eagle

Trump Organization ended Qatar push 6 days after swearing in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Trump Organization dissolved subsidiaries created to pursue business opportunities in Qatar six days after Donald Trump was inaugurated as America’s 45th president, according…

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts…

Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates signaled Sunday they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries amid a diplomatic rift with the…

The Latest: Turkey moves to support Qatar with military deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism (all times local): …

AP Interview: Emirates defends security as laptop ban looms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of Emirates, the Middle East’s biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier’s Dubai hub on Wednesday and said the ban on…