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NSO Group spyware used against two Mexican journalists following assassination

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

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.

Cylance: Spy campaign targeting Pakistani officials installs malware, then surrenders

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 weeks ago

Cylance says White Company has the hallmarks of a state-backed hacking group and its campaign is likely still active.

Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

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.

Report: Powerful spyware used to target Amnesty International employee and Saudi activist

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

It looks to be another instance of Pegasus, the mobile spyware from NSO Group.

NSO Group employee allegedly stole source code worth 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

The indictment says NSO Group employs 500 individuals and is valued at at least $900 million. The company has been on sale on closer to $1 billion and, according to one employee, makes over $200 million in sales per year.

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