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Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

US Department of Justice has reportedly asked WhatsApp to provide details of the users that were targeted by the spyware creator's software, even as the investigation into the company continues.

Iran launches cyberspace research centre to increase Syria influence

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Iran launches cyberspace research centre to increase Syria influence

Iran has found different approaches to increase its military and security influence in Syria beyond establishing armed militias.

Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

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Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

Myanmar's ruling general ordered demonstrators against the military coup to return to work or face "effective actions".

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

With toxic smog blanketing Tehran skies and the country buckling under the pandemic, social media has been rife with speculation. Soon, fingers pointed at an unlikely culprit: Bitcoin.

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Israeli hackers pledge to catch Iranian hackers amid cyber-attacks

The group of 'Israeli cyber activists', who refer to themselves as 972Ops, have pledged to track the Iranian hackers who launched attacks on ...

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US Congress slaps Trump by overriding defence bill veto

Well more than the two-thirds of the 100-member chamber required, the Republican-controlled Senate approved the $740.5 billion National Defense ...

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US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

A website reportedly created to sow discord and division in the US during the presidential elections may be been created by Iranian 'cyber ...

Microsoft seeks Biden's backing in fight against Israeli spyware

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Microsoft seeks Biden's backing in fight against Israeli spyware

Microsoft's President Brad Smith has warned that private companies engineering cybersecurity attacks, such as NSO Group, help ...

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Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

US Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack on several US government agencies.

US government confirms cyberattack

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US government confirms cyberattack

The US government confirmed that its computer networks had been hit by a cyberattack, as The Washington Post reported at least two departments ...

No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

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No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

Bill Barr's comments confirmed the conclusions of the Department of Homeland Security, US intelligence and independent poll watchers that the ...

US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

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US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

'The Squad' member and Minnesota congresswoman likened Donald Trump campaign rallies to racist Ku Klux Klan meets and slammed the incumbent US ...

Trump fires election security official who rejected fraud claims

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Trump fires election security official who rejected fraud claims

Trump fired Chris Krebs, the US the top government's election security official who rejected claims of electoral fraud.

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Trump wins Florida, locked in tight race with Biden

Donald Trump has won the key swing state of Florida as the race for the White House tightens.

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Feds monitoring vote, say no major problems seen

The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):

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Iranian hackers 'accessed voter data', US claims

Hacking activities attributed to Tehran have succeeded in obtaining voter information in "some" US states, American security agencies said ahead ...

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US caught Iranian hackers through 'dumb mistake'

'Either they made a dumb mistake or wanted to get caught,' said an anonymous senior US government official.

US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

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US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

The activities attributed to Tehran mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate ...

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Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

Donald Trump's election was a shock to the US and the international community. Here's how each presidency may affect the international community.

Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

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Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

A recent report sheds light on a rift between Saudi Arabia’s royal father-son duo, who are deeply divided over whether the Kingdom should forge ...

Iran hackers 'bypassing Whatsapp encryption' to target dissent: reports

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Iran hackers 'bypassing Whatsapp encryption' to target dissent: reports

The reports point to major technological strides for Iran's cyberespionage capabilities.

Israel eyeing UAE military cooperation in the Red Sea

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Israel eyeing UAE military cooperation in the Red Sea

Israel is reportedly hoping for military cooperation with the UAE in the Red Sea following a controversial normalisation deal between both ...

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