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A Study of Data Leaks in the Middle East in 2017-2018

MIDDLE EAST DATA LEAKS
IN 2017–2018

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Types of compromised data

Most data leaks in the Middle East
exposed trade and state secrets

Attack vectors

External attacks are the main cause
of data breaches in the Middle East

Causes of data breach

The vast majority of internal
violations are intentional

Types of violators

Hackers are primarily interested in national
strategic plans, know-how, university test
papers, etc.

Insider leaks by sector

Over 50% of all leaks take place in government
institutions and banks

Data leak sources

Almost 25% of leaks going through mobile
devices and instant messengers

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