(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia’s Labor Ministry said its Hadaf human resources development fund was the latest victim of hackers who have been attacking the kingdom’s government agencies and companies.
The ministry’s data and client information were not affected, state-owned Al Ekhbariya TV said, citing ministry spokesman Khalid Aba Al-Khail. The “Shamoon 2” virus hit various government agencies and the private sector, Al Ekhbariya reported, citing cyber security expert Hani Alzaid, who estimated more than 15 state bodies and corporations were targeted.
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