UAE Utilizes Stealth Falcon Spyware Against Dissidents, Journalists

June 2, 2016


Recent reports have indicated that the UAE government has been utilizing Steal Falcon spyware to monitor regime dissidents and journalists since 2012. A report from Citizen Labs was based on the accounts of journalist Rori Donaghy, who had received an email invitation to a human rights panel that contained the malware. Donaghy has written critically about the UAE government in the past.

Source:, June 1, 2016.