Tags Middle East

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks 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 • 3 weeks 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.

Millions of records about Middle Eastern drivers left in an insecure database

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

About 2 million accounts followed at least one of the pages, and nearly $30,0000 in advertising spending was tied to them, Facebook said.

FireEye: New APT goes after individual targets by hitting telecom, travel companies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Say hello to APT39.

Middle East group goes on hacking spree against telecoms, embassies and more

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Researchers found the suspected Iranian group on the same embassy network as Fancy Bear.

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