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Cyber-espionage campaign in Middle East, Europe picked up speed after Soleimani killing
The hackers could be prepositioning for a retaliatory attack, or biding their time to collect intelligence, researchers say.
A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says
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
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
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
“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
APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.