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Cyber criminals plan massive attacks on energy companies globally

June 18, 2014 - 6:34am

Hacktivist group AnonGhost said it plans to launch cyber attacks on Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., Emirates National Oil Co. and other energy companies across the globe on June 20 for using the dollar for oil trades, Gulf News reported.

The nations being targeted include the United States, Germany, Russia, China, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, among others. Pradeesh V.S., general manager of ESET Middle East, said cyber attacks nowadays are aimed at causing physical disruptions to the oil and gas supply chain, reports Gulf News.

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