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Saudi Arabia a critical partner in fighting cyberthreats, White House cyber official says
The kingdom is a vital partner to ensure the U.S. can block Chinese telecom giant Huawei from dominating networks in the Mideast and Africa.
How (and why) cyber specialists hacked a North American utility's smart meter
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
“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
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
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
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.