Spygate: how the UAE and Saudi are using spyware to silence journalists

The UAE and Saudi have been accused of hacking at least 36 Al Jazeera journalists, and one journalist from the London-based Al Araby TV, with sophisticated electronic spyware developed by the Israeli cybersecurity firm NSO Group.   The hacks, which mostly occurred in July and August 2020, reflect a worrying increase in the use of tactics … Continue reading Spygate: how the UAE and Saudi are using spyware to silence journalists