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Rights groups probe investments in NSO Group’s private equity firm

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Pension funds on both sides of the Atlantic are playing an unexpected role in the standoff between NSO Group and digital rights groups.

'Typosquatting' campaign imitated news outlets to spread propaganda for years, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The effort demonstrates how propagandists have adopted the SEO and social media tactics that real outlets have used to increase audience engagement.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 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.

NSO Group spyware used against two Mexican journalists following assassination

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Pegasus is sold by NSO Group, an Israeli digital arms dealer that provides governments with tools meant only to help combat terrorism and criminal activity. But a growing body of research provides evidence that Pegasus increasingly is used by repressive governments to stifle investigative journalism, anti-corruption watchdogs and forms of political dissent.

Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

An infamous brand of mobile spyware may be operating in 45 countries as part of a sprawling footprint that could enable human rights abuses, according to a new report.

Malware campaign that targeted Tibet's diaspora linked to wider operation

by Mark Satter • 11 months ago

A malware campaign against members of the Tibetan diaspora this year was part of a wider operation that has also targeted governments and industries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a new report released today by Citizen Lab.

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