Tag Archives: Corona Virus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 response: Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 response: Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Emirates SkyCentral DWC in Dubai South to be operated as a dedicated anchor hub for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Air cargo carrier has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to handle requests for vaccine transport Dubai, UAE, 22 October 2020– Emirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing

Measles and Polio vaccination campaigns resume despite COVID-19 disruptions

The Ministry of Public Health launches the second phase of the National Measles and Polio Immunization Campaign in partnership with WHO andUNICEF October 14, 2020 – The Ministry of Public Health, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, announced today the beginning of the second phase of the national measles and polio immunization campaign. The campaign

COVID-19 Sparks Big DDoS and Password Login Attack Surge

F5 Labs analysis reveals significant spikes and shifting attack patterns following global lockdown measures The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a significant spike in DDoS and password login attacks, according to new analysis from F5 Labs. Based on new global data sourced from the F5 Security Incident Response Team (SIRT), the research reveals an unprecedently febrile

Air Arabia announces free global COVID-19 cover for all passengers

United Arab Emirates: October 06, 2020: Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced free global COVID-19 cover for all passengers traveling on Air Arabia flights from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. This cover is automatically included with the booking, no additional documents are required from customers and

Bayer joins hands with Lebanese American University to provide free COVID-19 testing

Beirut, 9 September 2020: Bayer, the German multinational pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Company, has partnered with the Lebanese American University (LAU) to support its LAU Mobile Clinic National Campaign initiative in delivering free polymerise chain reaction (PCR) testing for COVID-19 in Lebanon’s remote towns and villages.  Launched in collaboration with LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury

Three Major US Sports Leagues to Lose $7.9bn in Ticket Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The global sports industry suffered a tremendous hit in 2020, with many professional leagues across the globe suspending their seasons and thousands of sporting events being canceled amid coronavirus outbreak. Although some countries managed to continue their sports seasons, the United States has been grappling with the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, causing a new

Secureworks CTU highlights the ways threat actors are leveraging COVID-19

Multiple threat actors around world, including government sponsored threat groups, continue to leverage interest in the COVID-19 pandemic to attract victims, according to the Secureworks® Counter Threat Unit’s (CTU) latest Threat Intelligence Executive Report. Government-sponsored threat groups have tailored their lures to exploit global interest in COVID-19. For example, COPPER FIELDSTONE targeted Indian citizens with a

VMware Carbon Black Global Incident Response Threat Report Details Surge in Cyberattacks Amid COVID-19

VMware Carbon Black has unveiled findings from the fifth instalment of the semi-annual Global Incident Response Threat Report, entitled: “COVID-19 Continues to Create a Larger Surface Area for Cyberattacks,” based on an online survey in April 2020 of forty-nine incident response (IR) professionals from around the world.   “COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work