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A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The findings come at a time of heightened tension in the Persian Gulf.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month 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 • 2 months 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.

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

Microsoft SharePoint vulnerability allows hackers to sift through servers, Saudi authorities warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The attacks are an example of how a file-sharing service can be abused to gather valuable information on a target.

FireEye is responding to a second intrusion from group behind Trisis

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

FireEye released details on new customized tools the company’s incident responders had found at the unnamed critical infrastructure facility.

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