TRA participates in The FireEye Cyber Defense Live 2017  
TRA receives a delegation from the Cyberspace Administration of the People’s Republic of China  
aeCERT received a group of students from Al Khwarizmi International College. The visit came in order to explore the services provided by the team in order to provide a secure electronic environment in the UAE
TRA notification about #wannacry virus. The #aeCERT team in the TRA said that so far we have not received any e-government services cases that are affected by the virus. TRA calls on the system administrators to increase the degree of readiness and continuous monitoring of the systems and to inform the authority in case their devices got exposed to the virus. Read More
A delegation from the Malaysian Cyber Security Agency visits the TRA A delegation from the Malaysian Cyber Security Agency visits the TRA to learn about the main activities of the authority represented by the aeCERT in the field of information security. The team has reviewed its initiatives to promote awareness of information security among members of the community. The two sides also discussed a range of ideas that would enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of information security

Security Alerts

  • Growth of Malicious PDF Files

    Attacks targeting vulnerabilities in .pdf files have increased tremendously.

  • Generic Phishing

    Phishing is a form of social engineering where the attacker pretends to be someone.

  • Targeted Attack Using Social Networking websites

    A large real estate firm has reported an incident of being a victim of a targeted attack.

  • Privileges and Sandboxie

    Recent study from BeyondTrust found that 64% of Windows vulnerabilities last year.



  • Top Malware Collection

    The figure shows the top malware infections captured by the aeCERT intelligence system during this month. The figure demonstrate the malwares which most frequently infected by the attacker to the targeted machine.

  • Top Infected City

    Following figure shows distribution of malware infections in UAE’s internet space captured through various threat intelligence sources.



  • Advance Notification of Zero day vulnerability – Microsoft Internet Explorer MS15-093

    It has been brought to our attention that there is a vulnerability in the mentioned Internet Explorer versions above that targets users viewing a specially crafted website and then the attacker...

  • Advanced Notification of Cyber Threat – Angler Exploit Kit

    aeCERT has researched and found out about a new threat called the Angler Exploit Kit which is the successor of the Blackhole Exploit kit that was stopped in 2013 after the arrest of the creator.

  • Recommendation of ISP Level Port Blocking for DDoS Prevention

    aeCERT has noticed over the last few months, there has been a plethora of DDoS attacks, which all have similar malicious behaviour. Most of these attacks use vulnerable protocols that can be used...

  • Recommendation of Windows OpenType Front Driver Vulnerability

    aeCERT has noticed that there is a new critical vulnerability associated with the latest Adobe Type Manager Library. A buffer overflow in a file called “atmfd.dll” ...

  • Advance Notification of Cyber Threats Linux/Mumblehard

    It has been brought to our attention that there is a family of Linux malware called Mumblehard that has been hiding for nearly five years. Mumblehard is divided into two parts ...


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