NSO Group founders buy back their spyware company
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
The Tibetan diaspora has been targeted in a series of malware campaigns since 2016.
Cutely named apps siphon user data from phones
Here's a reminder of the ease with which crooks can hide their malware in popular app hubs.
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.
Cylance: Spy campaign targeting Pakistani officials installs malware, then surrenders
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
While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.