Tags Middle East
'Typosquatting' campaign imitated news outlets to spread propaganda for years, report says
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
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.
Millions of records about Middle Eastern drivers left in an insecure database
The database contains many instances where the same person is referenced by multiple records.
Facebook removes nearly 800 pages for magnifying state media throughout the Middle East
About 2 million accounts followed at least one of the pages, and nearly $30,0000 in advertising spending was tied to them, Facebook said.
Middle East group goes on hacking spree against telecoms, embassies and more
Researchers found the suspected Iranian group on the same embassy network as Fancy Bear.