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Newly uncovered 'Leafminer' hacking group hitting wide array of Middle Eastern targets

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

The newly uncovered group uses a mix of custom and publicly available malware tools to breach targets in order to steal data.

Flash zero-day shows up in Qatar amid geopolitical struggles

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The findings come as Qatar faces significant geopolitical struggles, including a trade blockade established by its neighbors.

Pakistani military leverages Facebook Messenger for wide-ranging spyware campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

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

Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.

Hacking group threatens researchers' lives after they discover attack servers

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Security researchers' lives were threatened after coming across a cyber espionage operation, according to a new report.

ISPs inside Turkey and Egypt spread FinFisher spyware in massive espionage campaign

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

New research by human rights advocacy organization Citizen Lab shows how products made by two Western technology contractors facilitated nationwide surveillance in multiple developing countries under authoritarian rule.

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