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Tor's ex-director thinks ISS World gets a bad rap

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"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

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

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

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

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."

Israeli hacking company NSO Group is on sale for more than $1 billion

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

The Israeli hacking firm best known for the Pegasus mobile malware is looking for a buyer.

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