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Hamas-linked spyware targeting Palestinians removed from Google Play store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week 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 • 1 week ago

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

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

by Chris Bing • 2 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.

New Android malware steals user data, records audio and incurs phone charges

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The malware has invasive capabilities that Wandera says can be used in blackmailing victims.

New hacking campaign targets North Korean defectors in South Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"The actors are familiar with South Korea and appear to want to spy on North Korean defectors, and on groups and individuals who help defectors," according to a researcher.

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

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