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Apple patches against alleged NSO Group zero-click exploit used on activists

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

Apple released its iOS 14.8 update Monday.

Bahrain hacked activists' iPhones with NSO Group spyware, Citizen Lab says

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The new research raises concerns about iOS security.

Apple's new solution to combat child abuse imagery could radically shift encryption debate

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Privacy experts say the scanning system sets off a number of concerns for ordinary users.

Zero-click iPhone exploit, NSO Group spyware used to target Mideast journalists, Citizen Lab says

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

“The shift towards zero-click attacks by an industry and customers already steeped in secrecy increases the likelihood of abuse going undetected,” the researchers said.

Researchers suggest 25 countries are using a kind of mobile spyware that monitors texts, location

by Tim Starks • 10 months ago

Circles exploits mobile phone vulnerabilities via a hard-to-detect bit of surveillance, according to Citizen Lab.

Flaw in Philippines’ contact-tracing app served up data on 30K health care providers, research finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The flaw has been fixed, but it’s a reminder of how software tools used to combat the pandemic can open up new fronts in data insecurity