Ex-US intelligence officers admit to hacking crimes in work for Emiratis

  • Mark Mazzetti and Adam Goldman--The Boston Globe
  • published date: 2021-09-14 23:02:24 UTC

The men helped the Emirates, a close American ally, gain unauthorized access to “acquire data from computers, electronic devices and servers around the world, including on computers and servers in the United States,” prosecutors said.

WASHINGTON Three former US intelligence officers hired by the United Arab Emirates to carry out sophisticated cyberoperations admitted to hacking crimes and violating US export laws that restrict the… [+2908 chars]