Tags Middle East

A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The findings come at a time of heightened tension in the Persian Gulf.

Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

Facebook shuts down ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“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.

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

by Jeff Stone • 5 months 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 • 5 months ago

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

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