UAE cyber firm DarkMatter slowly steps out of the shadows

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — DarkMatter, a growing cybersecurity company in the United Arab Emirates that's recruited Western intelligence analysts, is stepping out of the shadows amid conce...

Researchers: Hacking campaign linked to Lebanese spy agency

LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open in...

Chinese military reportedly has access to Taiwan's e-Gate system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Biometric equipment used in Taiwan's e-Gate border control system was manufactured by the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) with ...

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A journalist's murder underscores growing threat in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The staff of the weekly newspaper Riodoce normally meets on Wednesdays to review their plans for coverage of the most recent mayhem wrought in Sinaloa state by organized crime, corr...

High-profile lawyers targeted in Mexico spyware scandal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's surveillance scandal widened Wednesday to encompass a pair of prominent human rights attorneys probing a multiple homicide case whose victims include a photojournalist and ...

Spyware in Mexico targeted international experts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Investigators say targets of high-tech spying in Mexico included an international group of experts sent to the country by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission. ...

Experts: Mexico opposition party targeted by spyware

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders widened Thursday with expert confirmation that leading members of a main opposition party were al...

Mexican president dismisses spying, wants fast investigation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he wants a rapid investigation into reports of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders, while he dismisses allegati...

Mexico probes spyware attacks on journalists, activists

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors have opened an investigation into the reported targeting of journalists, lawyers and activists with spyware sold exclusively to governments. Th...

Report: Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An internet watchdog has found that Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by Israeli-produced spyware that is sold exclusively to governments. A...

How a school bomb-scare case sparked a media vs. FBI fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The young hacker was told in no uncertain terms: You are safe with me. "I am not trying to find out your true identity," AP journalist Norm Weatherill assured the t...

Report: Mexican activists suffer spyware hack attempt

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An internet watchdog groups says spyware hacking targeted activists who campaigned against soft drinks and junk foods, and purportedly used Israeli-produced software sold to governm...

Spain: Man arrested over hacking claimed by 'Phineas Fisher'

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested a man over a data breach linked to a series of electronic intrusions at European spy software companies. A spokesman with Mossos d'Esquadra...

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had t...