Wednesday, March 21, 2018

An Overview of Middle Eastern and North African Hacking Activity

Cybercriminals in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region are some of the most cooperative and united group of hackers in the world when their goal is to attack the West. Hacktivists collaborate for finanical and political gain, as well as for religious righteousness. Cyber prevention is often difficult because many cyber security experts do not always understand Arabic hacker websites, databases and infrastructure. Wapack Labs believe MENA actors will remain active and successful in various cyber campaigns against the West until the West attains a better understanding of the region’s language, culture, and religions...READ MORE

Wapack Labs has cataloged and reported on cyber threats operating in the Middle East/North Africa in the past. An archive of related reporting can be found in the Red Sky Alliance portal.