Citizen Lab researchers have uncovered what they describe as a spyware attack campaign dubbed Stealth Falcon which targets dissidents and activists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They believe that there is circumstantial evidence suggesting a link between the targeted spyware attack and the UAE government. The Toronto-based research lab started to investigate this case when Rori Donaghy, a journalist and founder of the Emirates Center for Human Rights shared a suspicious email he had received in November 2015 with Bill Marczak, a researcher at The Citizen Lab.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine