Lawyers for beIN described Saudi TV piracy as ‘the most widespread and damaging piracy operations that the world has ever seen’.
Yasser Alswailem, VP of Cybersecurity at STC, used LinkedIn to openly share a risk assessment that many telcos will find useful.
The Arab telco group has bought Help AG, a security consultancy founded in Germany but which established offices in the Middle East during 2004.
The first Middle Eastern member of the wholesaler’s club was clearly drawn to the forum’s increased emphasis of fraud management.
The Saudis have undoubtedly invested in spytech, but not everyone agrees they were involved in a conspiracy to blackmail Jeff Bezos.
A confidant of the murdered Saudi is suing an Israeli business whose spyware was found on his phone.
The continued use of the internet and satellites to distribute a pirate re-stream of beIN Sports has prompted Qatar’s government to step up its fight with Saudi Arabia.
Pirate TV provider beoutQ blatantly copies the feed of beIN Sports, but FIFA must be pragmatic about Saudi copyright abuse.
Football followers in Saudi Arabia have turned to piracy after all beIN Sports channels were blocked.