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NSO Group's Pegasus spyware detected in attacks against Moroccan journalist, activist

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Similar spyware attacks have been detected against critics of the Mexican and Saudi governments.

How Uzbekistan's security service (allegedly) began developing its own malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The ex-Soviet state’s hackers appear to be shedding their training wheels. Researchers suggest they're making a lot of noise in the process.

A cyber-espionage effort against Tibetan leaders leveraged known Android, iOS vulnerabilities

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Citizen Lab says the spyware campaign involved attackers who posed as journalists, Amnesty International researchers, nongovernmental organization workers through May 2019.

Employees from Israeli spyware vendor Ability arrested in probe of 'significant' issues

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Ability has faced legal scrutiny for years.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

‘StrongPity’ hacking group does just enough to get around defenses

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The group is still going after users who download router management software to infect target organizations.

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