Bahamut’s methods are surprisingly similar to those used by the UAE throughout the Middle East, and the group has used some of the same software used by the UAE in the past.
The Gulf state unlawfully arrested a Turkish aid worker at Dubai's food fair in 2018. Since then, he's been subjected to torture over his support of Syrian refugees.
The Gulf nation has a notorious reputation for spying on its own citizens and other nationalities, and this time a mobile app was used for data breach.
Ex-NSA operatives reveal how they spied for the UAE amidst increasing global scrutiny over illegal espionage, shady defence deals and mercenaries in the Yemen war. To what end will the UAE pursue its regional ambitions?
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