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State Department debars ex-NSA cyber mercenaries who aided vast UAE surveillance operation

by Suzanne Smalley

The former intelligence operatives worked in a hacking unit of the cybersecurity firm DarkMatter, which is known for developing spyware.

Will spyware maker NSO Group's struggles reduce use of its eavesdropping tech? Critics doubt it.

by AJ Vicens

The company announced layoffs and a reorganization on Sunday, but spyware researchers doubt that will reduce the use of its technology.

House Intel Chairman vows to put 'greater emphasis' on fighting spyware

by Suzanne Smalley

Spyware such as NSO Group-produced Pegasus is proliferating quickly and poses a threat to privacy and national security, experts said.

Congress goes after spyware purveyors. Will it make a difference?

by Suzanne Smalley

The crackdown on foreign commercial surveillance comes in the wake of high-profile attacks on diplomats and government officials abroad.

Apple ramps up war on spyware, a growing digital scourge

by Tonya Riley

An Apple representative said that the company has alerted potential victims of highly targeted mercenary spyware in 150 countries.

Google reveals sophisticated Italian spyware campaign targeting victims in Italy, Kazakhstan

by AJ Vicens

The campaign is just the latest example of the increasingly sophisticated world of private zero-day exploit development, researchers said.

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