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Cisco will pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold US flawed surveillance software

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security and four branches of the U.S. military had purchased the affected software.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks 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 • 1 month ago

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

The developers of the notorious FinSpy spyware are innovating — and thriving

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Updated FinSpy implants for iOS and Android have been used in nearly 20 countries in the last year, according to Kaspersky.

NSA unmasked more U.S. entities caught in foreign cyber-espionage efforts last year

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The jump is the result of an effort to identify U.S. victims of foreign espionage, an ODNI official said.

NSO Group founders buy back their spyware company

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

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