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President meets COCA Chairman
[21 February 2017]
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President meets a number of notables, Sheikhs of Amran
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President meets a number of notables, Sheikhs of al-Khukha of Hodeida
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US-Saudi unexploded missile dismantled in Sa'ada
[22 February 2017]
Army repels mercenaries in Mokha
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US-Saudi aggression warplanes hit Serwah
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Saudi military vehicle bombed, military gatherings shelled in Najran, Asir
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Report: Yemen army announces restoring balance of missile deterrence
[20 February 2017]
Roundup: 309 airstrikes hit Yemen in five days
[15 February 2017]
Saudi aggression launches around 73 airstrikes on Yemen over 48 hours
[05 February 2017]
Saudi aggression warplanes launch 328 airstrikes on Yemeni provinces
[31 January 2017]
45 Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Yemen provinces over past 24 hours
[22 January 2017]
 
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President al-Sammad congratulates Sultan of Brunei on National Day
[22 February 2017]
President congratulates Kenyan President on National Day
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Eritrea frees 10 Yemeni fishermen
[21 February 2017]
SOS Organization awarded in Yemen's capital
[12 February 2017]
President al-Sammad congratulates Iranian President
[11 February 2017]
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Yemen ranked high on hacking
[27/May/2009]

SANA'A, May 27 (Saba) – An international report has put Yemen among the world's top ten countries with highest rates of computer hacking, ranking it 8th.

The report issued by the Business Software Alliance for 2008 on world programming companies noted that hacking rates in Yemen reached 89 percent.

Georgia was top and Bangladesh, Armenia, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Moldova came higher than Yemen.

At the Arab level, Yemen was top and Libya second while a single Muslim state came below Yemen.

Computer hacking in the last year grew by 41 percent for computer programs, causing huge losses for programming companies estimated at $ 53 billion. 

Specialists and experts blame the increase in hacking on bad legislation, the absence of world programming companies representation in the country, unfit facilitations provided by global programming companies in Yemen; all these besides the absence of the people's awareness about the significance of licensing and technical support for original copies of programs.

Because of ineffective legislation to protect intellectual property and difficult economic situation with computer program users being unable to buy original programs, hacking is prevailed in Yemen, director general of the Yemeni Information Corporation Aws al-Eryani said.

In 2007, Yemen lost almost $ 13 million due to computer hacking.

In addition, another reason for the surge in hacking in Yemen is that web-hosting companies and overseers don't pay more attention to security measures to protect their websites.

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UPDATED ON : Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:24:52 +0300