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Chinese hackers targeted U.S. political reporters just ahead of Jan. 6 attack, researchers say

by AJ Vicens

The previously unreported campaigns represent one of several ongoing nation-state attempts to hack journalists, the researchers said.

Thousands of Twitter accounts have been amplifying pro-Turkish propaganda

by Jeff Stone

It's the latest example of suspicious accounts tweeted in coordination with contentious geopolitical events.

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

by Sean Lyngaas

“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.

Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows

by Sean Lyngaas

Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.

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

by Chris Bing

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.

Turkish hacker gets 8 years in $55M ATM milking scheme

by Shaun Waterman

The sentence, which also included a requirement that Ercan Findikoglu pay back the $55 million, was announced by Robert Capers, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.