Hacking

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Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers
More than 50,000 alerts sent so far this year, including of an Iranian group that targeted a UK university

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Cambridge University halts £400m deal with UAE over Pegasus spyware claims
Exclusive: UK institution was in line for huge donation but has paused talks due to concerns Gulf state used hacking software

Richard Adams, Georgia Goble and Nick Bartlett

14, Oct, 2021 @7:44 PM

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Russia and neighbours are source of most ransomware, says UK cyber chief
Lindy Cameron, head of National Cyber Security Centre, says extortion is most serious online threat to UK

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Oct, 2021 @4:28 PM

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‘This is a story that needs to be told’: BBC film tackles Climategate scandal
Scientist Philip Jones is resigned, but ready for a fresh wave of abuse when drama The Trick tries to put the record straight on accusations that he falsified data on global heating

Robin McKie and Vanessa Thorpe

10, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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NSO Pegasus spyware can no longer target UK phone numbers
Israeli maker of surveillance software blocked +44 code after discovering hack against Princess Haya, source says

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

08, Oct, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Calls for investigation after court finds Dubai ruler hacked ex-wife’s phone
MPs and human rights groups ask parliament to look into how Sheikh Mohammed deployed sophisticated spyware

Dan Sabbagh and Haroon Siddique

07, Oct, 2021 @7:44 PM

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Ruling in Princess Haya case raises fresh questions for Cherie Blair
Analysis: Blair is an adviser to NSO Group, whose Pegasus spyware was found to have been used in phone hack

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @4:14 PM

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Dubai ruler hacked ex-wife using NSO Pegasus spyware, high court judge finds
Sheikh Mohammed used spyware on Princess Haya and five associates in unlawful abuse of power, judge rules

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘The walls are closing in on me’: the hacking of Princess Haya
Court judgments reveal how Sheikh Mohammed’s use of Pegasus spyware against his ex-wife was uncovered

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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TechScape: Was this the worst week in Facebook’s history?
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: Zuckerberg forced to deal with crashes, leaks and ‘destabilising democracy’

Josh Taylor

06, Oct, 2021 @10:48 AM

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CIA officials under Trump discussed assassinating Julian Assange – report
Mike Pompeo and officials requested ‘options’ for killing Assange following WikiLeaks’ publication of CIA hacking tools, report says

Julian Borger in Washington

27, Sep, 2021 @8:22 PM

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Spyware ‘found on phones of five French cabinet members’
Mediapart claims indicate that devices were targeted by NSO’s Pegasus spyware

Jon Henley and Stephanie Kirchgaessner

23, Sep, 2021 @9:47 PM

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