Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda
Many of the tweets spouting anti-Qatar and anti-Iranian messaging, often in Arabic.
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.
Al Jazeera comes under cyberattack as Persian Gulf crisis escalates
This closely follows a rash of political hacks across Persian Gulf states that triggered a diplomatic crises.
What we know (and don't know) about a rash of Middle East mystery hacks
A spat of apparent security breaches is making an already tense situation in the Middle East worsen, and there are very few details on who is responsible for each incident.