Tracking of Saudi Arabian citizens in the United States
Date of report
  • March 2020
  • Government of Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Arabian government used flaws in the global Signaling System 7 (SS7) to track Saudis in the United States by sending requests through Saudi phone companies.
Suspected victims
  • Saudi Arabian citizens in the Untied States
Suspected state sponsor
  • Saudi Arabia
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector