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Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

Al Jazeera comes under cyberattack as Persian Gulf crisis escalates

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

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

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

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.

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