Tags Middle East

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

Android-based espionage campaign in the Middle East targets military data

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Malware analyzed by Trend Micro sucks up a target phone’s call logs and records.

Researchers uncover new MuddyWater targeting of government, telecom entities

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Undeterred by the reported dumping of its data online, an Iran-linked hacking group has been using malicious documents and files to impersonate government entities.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

'Typosquatting' campaign imitated news outlets to spread propaganda for years, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The effort demonstrates how propagandists have adopted the SEO and social media tactics that real outlets have used to increase audience engagement.

It was 'inevitable' that bombs would fall in response to a cyberattack

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Israel's targeting of alleged Hamas hackers was the first instance of a 'kinetic' response to a cyberattack. But it wasn't a surprising outcome.

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