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