Tags United Arab Emirates (UAE)
State Department debars ex-NSA cyber mercenaries who aided vast UAE surveillance operation
The former intelligence operatives worked in a hacking unit of the cybersecurity firm DarkMatter, which is known for developing spyware.
Report: Research ties Pegasus spyware on phone Jamal Khashoggi’s wife to UAE agents
Agents placed the spyware on her phone after seizing her from the Dubai airport in April 2018.
White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage
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
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
“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.