UAE, Egypt, Nigeria cited as sources of latest information operations blocked by Facebook
The action follows an independent BuzzFeed investigation.
An ongoing hacking campaign targets dissidents in Egypt, researchers say
Evidence suggests the Egyptian government could be behind the activity, which dates back to 2016.
Facebook shuts down ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE
“We’re taking down these pages, groups and accounts based on their behavior, not the content they posted,” Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy said.
ISPs inside Turkey and Egypt spread FinFisher spyware in massive espionage campaign
New research by human rights advocacy organization Citizen Lab shows how products made by two Western technology contractors facilitated nationwide surveillance in multiple developing countries under authoritarian rule.