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Pakistani military leverages Facebook Messenger for wide-ranging spyware campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The malware, dubbed Stealth Mango and Tangelo, appears to have successfully compromised government officials, medical professionals and civilians around the world.

Hamas-linked spyware targeting Palestinians removed from Google Play store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The group has been tied to the 2017 campaign, known as Frozen Cell, by using of the same social media profiles to promote the malware.

ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.

Phishing attacks against mobile devices rise 85 percent annually

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"Mobile devices have opened a profitable new window of opportunity for criminals executing phishing attacks," the researchers wrote.

Hackers linked to Lebanese government caught in global cyber-espionage operation

by Michelai Graham • 5 months ago

The General Directorate of General Security, a Lebanese intelligence agency, has been tied to a mobile hacking operation discovered by researchers with cybersecurity firm Lookout Mobile Security and digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Why a mobile-focused APT could be behind John Kelly's phone troubles

by Mike Murray • 8 months ago

Op-Ed: Lookout's VP of security research writes that John Kelly's phone problems sound familiar and the White House should be very concerned.

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