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spyware

Hundreds of thousands of Android users hit by Google Play spyware
spyware

Hundreds of thousands of Android users hit by Google Play spyware

Mandrake spyware masqueraded as legitimate apps with highly convincing social media accounts
15 May 2020
NSO Group workers sue Facebook for blocking private accounts
The Facebook app as seen on a smartphone in somebody's pocket
spyware

NSO Group workers sue Facebook for blocking private accounts

The action comes after WhatsApp sued the firm for its alleged role in the Pegasus video hack
27 Nov 2019
What is spyware?
Spyware
spyware

What is spyware?

Is spyware spying on you? What can you do about it?
29 Oct 2019
Huawei employees allegedly aid cyber espionage in Africa
Huawei outdoor logo sign
Security

Huawei employees allegedly aid cyber espionage in Africa

Encrypted messages were intercepted and cracked enabling the scuppering political protests
15 Aug 2019
New spyware said to be 'among most sophisticated ever'
Computer code on a screen with a skull representing a computer virus / malware attack.
spyware

New spyware said to be 'among most sophisticated ever'

Monokle spyware boasts extensive list of potential hacking tools
25 Jul 2019
WhatsApp call hack installs spyware on users’ phones
grafitti of a spy on a wall
spyware

WhatsApp call hack installs spyware on users’ phones

iPhones and Android devices are vulnerable to security flaw – WhatsApp recommends immediate app update
14 May 2019
Amnesty blame ‘hostile government’ for spyware attack
spyware

Amnesty blame ‘hostile government’ for spyware attack

The organisation was targeted by a ‘sophisticated campaign’ that has seen 175 attacks around the world since 2016
2 Aug 2018
US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack
Security

US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack

12 Russian intelligence operatives have been formally accused by the DoJ
16 Jul 2018
Attackers targeting fans with malicious World Cup app
The football from the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted in Russia
spyware

Attackers targeting fans with malicious World Cup app

"Cyber terrorists" behind a campaign targeting Israeli soldiers have shifted their focus to civilians by exploiting the 2018 World Cup
6 Jul 2018
Kaspersky’s attempt to overturn US ban thrown out of court
law
antivirus

Kaspersky’s attempt to overturn US ban thrown out of court

Federal judge rules against security firm in lawsuit against Homeland Security
1 Jun 2018
Scale of cyber risk to UK businesses is "bigger than ever"
Cyber crime
cyber crime

Scale of cyber risk to UK businesses is "bigger than ever"

Reports chart rise of ransomware and crypto-mining attacks
10 Apr 2018
Kaspersky: North Korea framed for Winter Olympics malware
hacking

Kaspersky: North Korea framed for Winter Olympics malware

Source code analysis reveals similar tactics used by Russian-speaking Sofacy group
9 Mar 2018
'Dark Caracal' blamed for hacking thousands of targets
spyware

'Dark Caracal' blamed for hacking thousands of targets

The operation stole data from military personnel, government officials and medical practitioners among others
22 Jan 2018
Kaspersky uncovers Android spyware tool, Skygofree
Toy horse on a digital screen to symbolise the attack of the Trojan virus
spyware

Kaspersky uncovers Android spyware tool, Skygofree

The spyware steals WhatsApp messages and your passwords
17 Jan 2018
Lenovo banned from installing bloatware on its laptops
Hardware

Lenovo banned from installing bloatware on its laptops

Lenovo also agrees to FTC security audits, on top of a $3.5 million fine
3 Jan 2018
Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops
spyware

Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops

HP patches touchpad driver, but hackers could exploit flaw to spy on users
11 Dec 2017
UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources
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cyber crime

UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips
Bug bounty
Security

Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips

Bugs in Intel's firmware allow remote code execution, data exfiltration and more
21 Nov 2017
Firefox developer accuses Gamma International of passing off
Firefox
Security

Firefox developer accuses Gamma International of passing off

Mozilla issues cease and desist notice over passing off claims.
3 May 2013
American state agencies accused of hacking French
Secret
Security

American state agencies accused of hacking French

Sources claim spyware attack in last days of Sarkozy presidency could only have come from the USA.
21 Nov 2012
Google engineer finds FinFisher spyware tracking political
Spyware
malware

Google engineer finds FinFisher spyware tracking political

Engineer and student discover spyware from UK company targeting political activists.
3 Sep 2012
CronLab Pro 2000 Anti-Spam Appliance review
The CronLab Pro 2000 Anti-Spam Appliance
Security

CronLab Pro 2000 Anti-Spam Appliance review

The Pro 2000 from CronLab is touted as a fire-and-forget anti-spam appliance with top detection rates. We put it through a barrage of live tests in th…
3 Feb 2011
Firefox add-on spies on Google search results
Security

Firefox add-on spies on Google search results

Using a browser other than Internet Explorer and think you’re safe? Not any more it seems.
1 Sep 2009