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Google is notifying Android users targeted by Hermit government-grade spyware

Hermit spyware works on all Android versions, and also targets an unknown number of iPhone users.

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Researchers say Hermit, a powerful mobile spyware, is used by governments

The modular malware can targets Android and iOS devices, according to researchers.

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NSO hacked new Pegasus victims weeks after Apple sought injunction

Jordanian journalists, lawyers and human rights defenders were targeted in the latest wave of phone hacking.

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European lawmakers launch investigation into use of Pegasus spyware by EU states

The committee will investigate the use of Pegasus by EU member states and possible violations of EU law.

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Spyware dealer who sold WhatsApp-hacking tech pleads guilty

Prosecutors say the dealer sold hacking tools to the Mexican government and private customers.

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European data watchdog calls for EU-wide ban on Pegasus spyware

The watchdog said a ban would be necessary to protect "fundamental freedoms but also to democracy and the rule of law."

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Poland’s phone spyware scandal raises doubts over 2019 election

Pegasus spyware was used to spy on three critics of the Polish government, including an opposition lawmaker.

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A new spyware-for-hire, Predator, caught hacking phones of politicians and journalists

Meta said it notified about 50,000 people targeted by seven surveillance-for-hire outfits.

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EFF sues spyware maker DarkMatter for illegally hacking Saudi activist

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against spyware maker DarkMatter, along with three former members of U.S. intelligence...

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Apple alerts NSO phone hacking victims in Thailand, El Salvador and Uganda

Activists, researchers, and journalists are among the known new victims of NSO Group's phone hacking.

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Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

The iPhone maker said it's seeking an injunction to "prevent further abuse and harm to its users."

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US bans trade with security firm NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

Surveillance software developer NSO Group may have a very tough road ahead. The US Commerce Department has added NSO to its Entity List, effectively...

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US government bans sale of hacking tools to China and Russia

The new rule won’t prevent U.S-based cybersecurity researchers from collaborating with colleagues overseas or disclosing flaws to software makers.

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Apple patches an NSO zero-day flaw affecting all devices

Citizen Lab says the ForcedEntry exploit affects all iPhones, iPads, Macs and Watches.

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How Jamaica failed to handle its JamCOVID scandal

Amber Group claimed it faced "cyberattacks, hacking and mischievous players." In reality, the app was just not that secure.

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A new NSO zero-click attack evades Apple’s iPhone security protections, says Citizen Lab

The attacks circumvents Apple's new security feature, BlastDoor, built into all versions of iOS 14.

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This tool tells you if NSO’s Pegasus spyware targeted your phone

The toolkit scans iPhone and Android backup files for evidence of a compromise.

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A new ‘digital violence’ platform maps dozens of victims of NSO Group’s spyware

Authoritarian governments have used NSO Group's spyware Pegasus to target their most outspoken critics.

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