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Apple sues Israeli spyware firm NSO Group

Apple is the latest in a string of firms and governments to go after the hacking tool firm.

Fake end-to-end encrypted chat app distributes Android spyware

The GravityRAT remote access trojan is being distributed in the wild again, this time under the guise of an end-to-end encrypted chat application called SoSafe Chat.

New Android Spyware Poses Pegasus-Like Threat

PhoneSpy already has stolen data and tracked the activity of targets in South Korea, disguising itself as legitimate lifestyle apps.

Cambridge University pauses £400m UAE deal over spyware claim

Last week, the High Court found the ruler of Dubai ordered the hacking of the phone of his ex-wife.

Pegasus Spyware Uses iPhone Zero-Click iMessage Zero-Day

The new exploit was deployed against iOS versions 14.4 & 14.6, blowing past Apple's new BlastDoor sandboxing to install spyware on iPhones.

Pegasus: Who are the alleged victims of spyware targeting?

Jamal Khashoggi's wife and the editor of the Financial Times are among those said to be targeted.

A Spyware Vendor Seemingly Made a Fake WhatsApp to Hack Targets

Technical analyses by Citizen Lab and Motherboard found links between a fake version of WhatsApp and Cy4Gate, an Italian surveillance firm that works with cops and intelligence agencies.

Sextortionist Campaign Targets iOS, Android Users with New Spyware

New spyware is targeting iOS and Android frequenters of adult mobile sites by posing as a secure messaging application in yet another twist on sextortionist scams. Goontact lures users of illicit sites through Telegram and other secure messaging apps and steals their information for future fraudulent use.

Fitbit Spyware Steals Personal Data via Watch Face

Immersive Labs Researcher takes advantage of lax Fitbit privacy controls to build a malicious spyware watch face.

Beware: New Android Spyware Found Posing as Telegram and Threema Apps

Hackers found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and Threema to infect Android devices with a new malware.

Spyware Labeled 'TikTok Pro' Exploits Fears of US Ban

Researchers have discovered a new Android spyware campaign pushing a “Pro” version of the TikTok app that is exploiting fears among its young and gullible users that the popular social media app is on the cusp of being banned in the United States. The malware can take over basic device functions—such as capturing photos, reading and sending SMS messages, making calls and launching apps—as well as uses a phishing tactic to steal victims’ Facebook credentials.

New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

Researchers have uncovered a surveillance campaign, dating back to at least 2013, which has used a slew of Android surveillanceware tools to spy on the Uyghur ethnic minority group.

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