Tags spyware

Rights groups probe investments in NSO Group’s private equity firm

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Pension funds on both sides of the Atlantic are playing an unexpected role in the standoff between NSO Group and digital rights groups.

Human rights groups to ask Israeli court to revoke NSO Group’s export license

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The escalating confrontation with NSO Group comes after the company’s Pegasus spyware was reportedly used to track an Amnesty researcher.

Kaspersky Lab looks to combat 'stalkerware' with new Android feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A surge in commercial spyware is one of the more pernicious trends in cybersecurity that affects users worldwide.

NSO Group founders buy back their spyware company

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

NSO Group says its spyware is for hunting terrorists, but the surveillance software has also been used to target journalists and dissidents.

How hackers used a PowerPoint file to spy on Tibet’s government-in-exile

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The Tibetan diaspora has been targeted in a series of malware campaigns since 2016.

Cutely named apps siphon user data from phones

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Here's a reminder of the ease with which crooks can hide their malware in popular app hubs.

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