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Sen. Menendez questions Twitter about former employees spying for Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 1 day ago

The Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee wants to hold Twitter and the Trump Administration to account.

Former Twitter employees charged with spying on critics of Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The two former employees were recruited by someone attached to the Saudi royal family.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 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 • 5 months ago

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

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