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How (and why) cyber specialists hacked a North American utility's smart meter

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Big hacks like the 2015 Ukraine power outage and the 2017 shutdown of a Saudi petrochemical plant still inspire red teams today.

Zero-click iPhone exploit, NSO Group spyware used to target Mideast journalists, Citizen Lab says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

“The shift towards zero-click attacks by an industry and customers already steeped in secrecy increases the likelihood of abuse going undetected,” the researchers said.

Al Jazeera journalist files lawsuit accusing Saudi, UAE crown princes of hack-and-leak

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The lawsuit, filed by journalist Ghada Oueiss in a Florida federal court, claims 19 defendants total were involved in a breach of her iPhone.

US sanctions Russian government institution in connection with Trisis malware

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The sanctions mark the first time any government has publicly connected Trisis to Russia.

List of 2020 election meddlers includes Cuba, Saudi Arabia and North Korea, US intelligence official says

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

Bill Evanina of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence says those three countries appear to be jumping into the game, along with Russia, China and Iran.

US files superseding indictment against former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

U.S. prosecutors filed a superseding indictment against two former Twitter employees for allegedly spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia.

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