Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the...

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

Spyware crafted by an "advanced cyber actor" infected multiple targeted mobile phones through the popular WhatsApp communications program without any user intervention through in-app voice calls, the ...

Researchers: Iran-linked disinfo effort had personal touch

LONDON (AP) — A new report from Canadian internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast, yearsold and multilingual campaign aime...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press has found that an undercover operative targeted cybersecurity experts in an apparent effort to gather intelligence about critics of Kaspersky Lab, the Russian antivi...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive. The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Ho...

Analysis: WikiLeaks founder unlikely to be extradited soon

LONDON (AP) — The battle between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the American government was always going to be epic, involving concepts like free speech, journalists' rights, national interests,...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli ...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli ...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...

US cybersecurity firm: Hackers stole EU diplomatic cables

LONDON (AP) — Hackers have spent years eavesdropping on the diplomatic communications of European Union officials, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said Wednesday, an operation disrupted only after researche...

AP Exclusive: Group says Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US

LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, T...

AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuclear workers, US targets

LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, T...

Leak site's launch shows dilemma of radical transparency

LONDON (AP) — A new leak website 's struggle with what to keep on its shelves is illustrating the difficulty of balancing full transparency with respect for privacy in an age of mass disclosures. ...

In online ruse, fake journalists tried to hack Saudi critic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers impersonating journalists tried to intercept the communications of a prominent Saudi opposition figure in Washington. An Associated Press review of maliciou...

New leak shows Julian Assange sought Russian visa in 2010

LONDON (AP) — A new cache of internal WikiLeaks files shows the radical transparency organization's staffers discussed having founder Julian Assange skip bail and escape from Britain as authorities cl...