Oman: Businesses warned of Network Time Protocol cyber-attacks

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Businesses in Oman must be vigilant against Network Time Protocol cyber-attacks, a type of Distributed Denial of Service attack, security experts have warned.

Arbor Networks Inc.'s regional director for the Middle East, Mahmoud Samy, said Omani enterprises, including major Internet service providers, should take steps to tackle this risk, reports the Times of Oman.

Mr. Samy urged these enterprises to set up mechanisms to protect their networks.

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