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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 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 • 4 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 • 5 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

Religious, political leaders in Togo allegedly targeted with NSO Group spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Religious and political opposition leaders in Togo were targeted last year with spyware developed by NSO Group, according to Citizen Lab.

Research shows human rights activists in India were targeted with spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

Human rights activists in India were targeted by a coordinated spyware campaign, according to research published by Amnesty International and Citizen Lab.

Vast hack-for-hire scheme against activists, corporate targets tied to Indian IT firm

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Environmental actvisits, anti-net neutrality groups and investment services were among the intended targets.

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