Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team
EG-CERT is charged with providing computer and information security incident response, support, defense and analysis against cyber attacks and collaboration with governmental, financial entities and any other critical information infrastructure sectors. EG-CERT also provides early warning against malware spreading and massive cyber attacks against Egypt’s telecom infrastructure.
This service includes taking all the measures possible to be ready for any incidents or threats to the Egyptian information infrastructure.
This service includes taking appropriate action against the cyber threats and mitigating their effects and harms through full analysis of the data and feeds that we get.
This service includes crime investigations that are Cyber or computer related using computer forensics science which simply is the science of examination and explanation of a digital artifact (Computer systems , storage media , documents ..etc) .
The cyber security awareness program is designed to spread awareness of the different kinds of cyber threats and to focus attention on security making the average user sensitive to different threats and malicious behaviors which improves the level of cyber security in Egypt, the program is under development and should be launched soon.
Security Awareness Materials
EG-CERT was established in April 2009 as part of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA).
EG-CERT is charged with providing computer and information security incident response, support, defense and analysis against cyber attacks and collaboration with governmental, financial entities and any other critical information infrastructure sectors EG-CERT also provides early warning against malware spreading and massive cyber attacks against Egypt’s telecom infrastructure.
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Egypt targeted by Mirai-like malware
Suspected ransomware spreading through TeamViewer
Two new malwares have been detected ( see the attached report from USCERT in the folowing link with recommended actions)
Latest Flash Zero Day Being Used to Push Ransomware
CVE-2014-4115 Analysis: Malicious USB Disks Allow For Possible Whole System Control
Hacking US (and UK, Australia, France, etc.) Traffic Control Systems
OpenSSL TLS heartbeat extension read overflow discloses sensitive information
New Exploit of Sandworm Zero-Day Could Bypass Official Patch
Gatak - Stealthy Actor Harvesting Data
Monthly statistics of Egypt’s threats November 2017