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China hacked Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travellers - sources

05 Sep 2019

LONDON Hackers working for the Chinese government have broken into telecoms networks to track Uighur travellers in Central and Southeast Asia, two intelligence officials and two security consultants who investigated the attacks told Reuters.

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit

07 Aug 2019

LAS VEGAS One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday.

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

02 Aug 2019

LONDON People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday. | Video

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

01 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 1 People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday.

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say

19 Jul 2019

LONDON A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations.

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources

28 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018, deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack

26 Jun 2019

LONDON Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks.

Special Report: Inside the West’s failed fight against China’s ‘Cloud Hopper’ hackers

26 Jun 2019

LONDON Hacked by suspected Chinese cyber spies five times from 2014 to 2017, security staff at Swedish telecoms equipment giant Ericsson had taken to naming their response efforts after different types of wine.

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.