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10.29.18

How ‘Mr. Hashtag’ Helped Saudi Arabia Spy on Dissidents

Saud Al-Qahtani, a close advisor of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, was tasked with buying Hacking Team spyware, and apparently moonlighted as a member of online cybercrime website Hack Forums.

1.13.17

Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers

A 21-year-old from Virginia plead guilty to writing and selling a keylogger used to spy on more than 16,000 victims.