This 46-year-old human rights defender has been a constant hacking target for the UAE government.
Tech giant releases emergency fixture after UAE dissident Ahmed Mansoor flags spyware created by Israeli company.
NSO Group, a company that sells hacking services to governments so that they can spy on journalists and dissidents, exploited gaping security holes in iPhone software, according to a report by Lookout Security and Citizen Lab. But don’t worry: Apple just pushed a fix. More »
The Kansas City Fed has released the schedule of its two day Jackson Hole symposium which, officially kicked off with dinner on Thursday night, hosted by dissident regional Fed president, and dissenter, Esther George (she voted against Yellen's decision to keep rates unchanged in March, April and July). Show More Summary
Apple has patched its mobile operating system after investigators found flaws that were exploited to spy on dissidents and journalists.
In attacking the iPhone of human rights defender Ahmed Mansour, the Emirati government reportedly bought a rare, zero-day, Israeli exploit of Apple’s iOS.
Security researchers have discovered an unprecedented exploit on iOS that was used by a “digital arms dealer” to spy on political dissidents and high-value targets. Read more...
Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident’s phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking. The attack on the dissident, Ahmed Mansoor, used a text message that invited him to click on a web link. Show More Summary
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking. Show More Summary
The malware was used to target a political dissident in the United Arab Emirates.
NSO Group, a company that sells hacking services to governments so they can spy on journalists and dissidents, exploited gaping security holes in iPhone software, according to a report byLookout Security and Citizen Lab. But don’t worry: Apple just pushed a fix. Read more...
The Moscow Times reports that Dissident Author Sorokin Accused of 'Promoting Cannibalism' in Work. Sigh. (Among the sigh reasons: it's his 2001 (!) story ????? that stands accused; given that Russia hasn't been overwhelmed by cases of...Show More Summary
All Azerbaijani followers of US-based dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen accused by Ankara of masterminding the failed coup attempt, the deputy head of Azerbaijan’s presidential administration said Saturday.
Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization called on the German Federal Intelligence Service to assist in hunting for supporters of US-based dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen accused by Ankara of masterminding the failed coup attempt, local media reported Saturday citing sensitive documents.
In this new Jamie Glazov Moment, Jamie announces: We Love You Guillermo Fariñas, shining a light on the heroic Cuban dissident who is in “critical” condition because of his hunger
Following publication of the audio file of a 1988 meeting in which the late Grand Ayatollah Hosseinali Montazeri admonished Sharia judges and officials about the prison massacre of Iranian dissidents, conservative Mashad cleric Ahmad Alamolhoda has demanded “assertive action” against Mr. Show More Summary
Rooting out the dissidents
The General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan launched a criminal investigation gainst supporters of US-based dissident Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, according to official statement.
While dissidents being prosecuted in China is nothing new, the convictions this month of a human-rights lawyer and three rights activists on charges of subversion are noteworthy for breaking with past practice.
Living in the shadow of gunmen, from Jim McDowell… Whether they live in loyalist or republican enclaves still bedevilled by the bully boys of the rump of the IRA, the UDA, the UVF, the INLA, or, now, the deranged dissidents, the courageous corps of decent folk who speak, even anonymously, to the newspapers, or the more...