Dutch national sabotaged nuclear facility in Iran: Report

A man who worked for Dutch intelligence in 2005 sabotaged an Iranian nuclear facility without the knowledge of the Dutch government, a media report said Monday. Dutch national Erik van Sabben was recruited in 2005 by the General Intelligence and Read More …

What is the status of US, Israel cyberwars?

On June 19, 2022, false rocket-warning sirens were activated in Jerusalem and Eilat, caused by a stunning cyber attack by Iran. Israel’s cyber authorities at the time tried to downplay the hack, which seemed to have significant national security implications. Read More …

Israel helped UAE fend off major cyberattack

Israel recently helped the UAE fend off a serious DDoS (distributed denial of service) cyberattack, UAE cyber chief Muhammad al-Kuwaiti said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Tel Aviv Cyber Week Conference, he said, “Thank God for the Abraham Accords… Cybersecurity Read More …

UAE: ChatGPT used to launch cyber and ransomware attacks, says head of cybersecurity

Cyber attackers are using ChatGPT to launch ransomware attacks, said a senior UAE government official on Wednesday. “The emerging trend at the start of the year is that ChatGPT is used in some of the ransomware and phishing attacks. We Read More …

UAE issues warning over cyber-attacks

The UAE Cybersecurity Council called on public and private sectors to exercise the utmost caution against any cyber-attacks that may target the national digital infrastructure and assets. The Council demanded the public and private entities to activate the cyber emergency Read More …

UK Prime Minister, Catalan groups ‘targeted by NSO Pegasus spyware’

Citizen Lab has reported finding suspected surveillance software on devices associated with both the UK Prime Minister’s Office and what was formerly called the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The Canadian research outfit also said it had identified at least Read More …

Former U.S. intel operatives to pay $1.6M for hacking for foreign govt

The U.S. government has entered a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with three former intelligence operatives to resolve criminal charges relating to their offering of hacking services to a foreign government. Between 2016 and 2019, Marc Baier, Ryan Adams, and Daniel Read More …

Digital Footprint Intelligence Report

The Digital Footprint Intelligence Service announces the results of research on the digital footprints of governmental, financial and industrial organizations for countries in the Middle East region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Read More …