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Zero-day vulnerabilities in Chrome and Android exploited by commercial spyware

The Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has revealed that of the nine zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Chrome, Android, Apple and Microsoft that it reported in 2021, five were in use by a single commercial surveillance company. Did I hear someone say Pegasus? An educated guess, but wrong in this case. The name of the surveillance company—or better said,
Publish At:2022-05-24 09:01 | Read:428 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Citizen Lab CVE-2021-1048 cve-2021-37973 cve-2021-37

European Data Protection Supervisor call for bans on surveillance spyware like Pegasus

The European Data Protection Supervisor authority called for a ban on the development and the use of Pegasus-like commercial spyware. The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) authority this week called for a ban on the development and the use of surveillance software like the Pegasus spyware in the EU. Pegasus is a surveillance malware developed
Publish At:2022-02-17 10:54 | Read:906 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Intelligence Malware Security EDPS hacking news info

Ban Pegasus spyware, urges European Union Data Protection Supervisor

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has urged the EU to ban the development and deployment of spyware with the capabilities of Pegasus to protect fundamental rights and freedoms. What is Pegasus? On July 18, a group of 17 newspaper and media organizations—aided by Amnesty International’s Security Lab and the research group Citizen Lab—reveal
Publish At:2022-02-16 12:46 | Read:1426 | Comments:0 | Tags:Stalkerware edps EU lock and code NSO Group Pegasus

A week in security (October 21 – 27)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we explored a link between Magecart Group 5 and the Carbanak APT, we discussed the growing rate of robocalls threatening user privacy, and we tipped you off on how to protect yourself from doxing. We were glad to see the BBC raise awareness about stalkerware, much like we did a few weeks ago. Other cybersecurity news
Publish At:2019-10-28 16:50 | Read:3885 | Comments:0 | Tags:Week in security avast ccleaner doxing edps Magecart NordVPN

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