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Former US intelligence operatives charged with helping UAE hack rivals, Americans

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The charges accuse three American citizens of helping the UAE spy on foreign rivals, activists and U.S. citizens.

Former Twitter employees charged with spying on critics of Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

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

'This isn't IAD 2.0': NSA's new Cybersecurity Directorate plots its mission

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The National Security Agency has started to lay the groundwork and select the leadership for a reorganization of its cybersecurity activities.

Why did Maria Butina want info on a phished civil rights group?

by Ryan Duffy • 3 years ago

The Russian national took a keen interest in a D.C.-based organization's cybersecurity vulnerabilities soon after the group was hit by phishing attempts last year.

ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.

ISPs inside Turkey and Egypt spread FinFisher spyware in massive espionage campaign

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

New research by human rights advocacy organization Citizen Lab shows how products made by two Western technology contractors facilitated nationwide surveillance in multiple developing countries under authoritarian rule.

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