How sloppy OPSEC gave researchers an inside look at the exploit industry
New information from Lookout has given the public unique insights into how nation-states buy and develop surveillance exploits.
Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows
Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.
Tor's ex-director thinks ISS World gets a bad rap
"I don't think ISS World is controversial at all," Andrew Lewman told CyberScoop. "I think it's a training exercise. If you're working with law enforcement, that's where they go to learn about the cool new technology."
Middle Eastern hacking group is using FinFisher malware to conduct international espionage
The discovery by Kaspersky Lab marks at least the fifth zero-day exploit used by the so-called BlackOasis group and exposed by security researchers since June 2015.
ISPs 'likely' helped infect targets of state surveillance
A spying tool known as FinFisher is involved in a seven-country campaign that most likely involves "complicit" internet providers helping to infect targets of surveillance, according to researchers with the cybersecurity firm ESET.
New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say
A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."