Reddit CEO calls popular Chinese app TikTok 'parasitic' spyware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Steve Huffman, the CEO and co-founder of U.S. discussion website Reddit, on Wednesday (Feb. 26) called out the popular Chinese app TikTok (抖音) for its "fundamentally ...

Gulf Arabs back Trump’s Mideast efforts, but not peace plan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A tectonic shift in relations quietly underway for years now was on full display as representatives of Gulf Arab states attended President Donald Trump's unveiling t...

Jamal Khashoggi doc 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khassoggi made its anticipated debut at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation...

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target. Probably not, but you — and just about anyone else, potentially including sen...

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___ Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts say there are many questions still unanswe...

Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts said Thursday there were still many unanswered questions from an investigation commissioned by Jeff Bezos that concluded the billionaire's cell...

What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of ...

Key events leading up to report on Jeff Bezos phone hack

Experts at the United Nations said Wednesday that the phone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was likely hacked through a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Moh...

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court heard a case Thursday calling for restrictions to be slapped on NSO Group, an Israeli company that makes surveillance software that is said to have been used t...

Co-creator defends suspected UAE spying app called ToTok

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The co-creator of a video and voice calling app suspected of being a spying tool of the United Arab Emirates defended his work in an interview with The Associat...

Oregon pension fund is invested in spyware, prison companies

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s state employee pension fund is invested in an Israeli company whose smartphone spyware has been used against dissidents, human rights defenders and journalists by repressi...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 5 The Los Angeles Times on the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement: ...

Security firm says Chinese hackers intercepted text messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping software o...

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware

Facebook has sued the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware. ...