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Facebook reinstates NSO Group employee accounts amid ongoing lawsuit

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

After a months-long court battle, Facebook has reinstated four accounts of people employed by Israeli software surveillance firm NSO Group.

During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Stalkerware detections have increased, some security researchers say, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to possibly quarantine with domestic abusers.

Moroccan journalist targeted by NSO Group spyware, Amnesty International says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Amnesty International said Sunday its Security Lab found evidence of abuse on a Moroccan journalist’s cell phone that can be tied back to NSO Group spyware.

How hackers used malicious Chrome extensions in a mass spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The discovery exposes another gap in web browser security despite vendor pledges to block malicious code from download stores.

Research shows human rights activists in India were targeted with spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Human rights activists in India were targeted by a coordinated spyware campaign, according to research published by Amnesty International and Citizen Lab.

Senate Intelligence Committee wants DNI to investigate commercial spyware threats

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The committee wants the DNI to specifically address the threat posed to U.S. citizens, in addition to those living abroad or employed by the U.S. government.

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