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Flash zero-day shows up in Qatar amid geopolitical struggles

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks 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 • 1 month ago

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

Hacking group threatens researchers' lives after they discover attack servers

by Chris Bing • 3 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 • 4 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.

Telegram zero day used to spread cryptomining malware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The zero day is exploitable through the way the app's Windows client manages a Unicode character that reverses the direction of text. A JavaScript file disguised as an image file is used to deploy malware.

Schneider Electric: Trisis leveraged zero-day flaw, used a RAT

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Schneider Electric had remained largely silent about an August incident where Trisis shut down operations at a Saudi energy plant.

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