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Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A sophisticated Chinese cybercrime group is using old, leaked computer code from a notorious cyber-arms dealer, known as "HackingTeam," to breach thousands of companies, mostly based in Asia, according to new research by Israel cybersecurity firm Intezer.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years 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."

Israeli hacking firm Ability under SEC investigation, adding to its woes

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Ability Inc. is now facing SEC investigation, on top of multiple class action lawsuits, over the fact that it does not own the code to its flagship product.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

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

'Amateurish' espionage campaign launched with leaked Hacking Team tools

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A mysterious group appears to be relying on hacking tools that were originally stolen from Italian surveillance company Hacking Team to spy on European government officials, think tanks and journalists, according to new research published Thursday by cybersecurity firm F-Secure.

Elite spies used leaked Hacking Team code to learn techniques and hide attacks

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Highly sophisticated hackers are poaching components from a leaked library of exploits originally created by infamous Italian spyware maker Hacking Team.

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