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DOJ Charges 3 Ex-Military and Intelligence Officers over UAE Hacking Activities

HeadlineSep 15, 2021

The Justice Department charged three former U.S. intelligence and military officials after they admitted to helping the United Arab Emirates build a hacking program. The hackers, who provided the services without an export license, are also accused of stealing personal identifying information and developing a hacking tool that is able to infect a mobile device without the user having to click on anything.

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