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A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Chronicle, Alphabet's push into security, will join Google Cloud

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The surprise combination is scheduled to be complete within a few months.

That push notification on your phone might be a phishing attempt

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Don't expect mobile phishing to subside soon. Most people online will access the internet primarily via smartphones within a few years, according to market research.

Venture capitalists predict more aggressive security tools will reap big bucks

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Investors are looking for companies that find a way to scale technology that translates offensive security lessons into defensive techniques.

How to get organizations to think about security beyond the perimeter

by CyberScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer for Lookout, talks about the Post-Perimeter Security Alliance and how its pushing organizations to thinking about security a modern, usable way.

NSO Group spyware used to target widow of Mexican journalist, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The text messages sent to the widow, who is also a journalist, were laced with exploits that would have turned her phone into a multifaceted surveillance device.

How hackers are extorting Instagram users and throwing away the key

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Trend Micro research on the phishing of Instagram users underscores how hackers are exploiting the value of social-media brands.

How sloppy OPSEC gave researchers an inside look at the exploit industry

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

New information from Lookout has given the public unique insights into how nation-states buy and develop surveillance exploits.

Securiosity: Persistent Pegasus

by CyberScoop Staff • 9 months ago

Breaches? Check. China? Check. Equifax? Check. All of it combined? This podcast. Also on this podcast, Lookout Chief Security Officer Mike Murray talks to us about Pegasus coming back into the public sphere.

Researchers implicate online card-skimming group in British Airways hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The same group may have been behind the ticketmaster breach in the UK.

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