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White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

The U.S. is pushing the message that the world should address ransomware collectively.

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

by Tim Starks • 7 days ago

The talks leave out the nation President Biden most often criticizes, but invitees will meet for two days on countering ransomware.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 10 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 • 10 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.

Israel, UAE say they’re allies in cyberspace. They have plenty of tech power to draw upon.

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The collaboration highlights the increasingly important role that cybersecurity plays in diplomatic relations.

Facebook shuts down ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years 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.

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