‘StrongPity’ hacking group does just enough to get around defenses
The group is still going after users who download router management software to infect target organizations.
Stop demonizing encryption
The current negativity toward encryption perpetuates misinformation and provides fodder for governments seeking to undermine security and privacy across the globe.
NSO Group spyware used to target widow of Mexican journalist, researchers say
The text messages sent to the widow, who is also a journalist, were laced with exploits that would have turned her phone into a multifaceted surveillance device.
Securiosity: Persistent Pegasus
Breaches? Check. China? Check. Equifax? Check. All of it combined? This podcast. Also on this podcast, Lookout Chief Security Officer Mike Murray talks to us about Pegasus coming back into the public sphere.
NSO Group spyware used against two Mexican journalists following assassination
Pegasus is sold by NSO Group, an Israeli digital arms dealer that provides governments with tools meant only to help combat terrorism and criminal activity. But a growing body of research provides evidence that Pegasus increasingly is used by repressive governments to stifle investigative journalism, anti-corruption watchdogs and forms of political dissent.
Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says
An infamous brand of mobile spyware may be operating in 45 countries as part of a sprawling footprint that could enable human rights abuses, according to a new report.