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Mass Surveillance of Chats: EU Takes Control of the Chats

June 15, 2022 2 0 Author: Amanda Johnson Mass Surveillance of Chats: EU Takes Control of the Chats The European Commission has publ
Publish At:2022-06-15 06:57 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Networks Data Internet Security Surveillance

Cytrox’s Predator spyware used zero-day exploits in 3 campaigns

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) uncovered campaigns targeting Android users with five zero-day vulnerabilities. Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) researchers discovered three campaigns, between August and October 2021, targeting Android users with five zero-day vulnerabilities. More TAG research from @_clem1 & @0xbadcafe1Campa
Publish At:2022-05-23 06:33 | Read:384 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Android Cytro

Anomaly Six, a US surveillance firm that tracks roughly 3 billion devices in real-time

An interesting article published by The Intercept reveals the secretive business of a US surveillance firm named Anomaly Six. When we speak about the secretive business of surveillance businesses we often refer to the powerful tools developed by Israeli firms like NSO Group and Candiru, but many other firms operates in the shadow like the US company Anoma
Publish At:2022-04-26 06:26 | Read:1123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Mobile Security A6 Ano

NSO Group Pegasus spyware leverages new zero-click iPhone exploit in recent attacks

Researchers reported that threat actors leveraged a new zero-click iMessage exploit to install NSO Group Pegasus on iPhones belonging to Catalans. Researchers from Citizen Lab have published a report detailing the use of a new zero-click iMessage exploit, dubbed HOMAGE, to install the NSO Group Pegasus spyware on iPhones belonging to Catalan politicians,
Publish At:2022-04-19 06:26 | Read:959 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Mobile exploit ha

Apple Records Users’ Conversations Without Their Knowledge

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Publish At:2022-04-06 10:43 | Read:1745 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Surveillance Tech

Monitoring Through GPS Tracking System

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Publish At:2022-04-04 06:46 | Read:1594 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Networks Surveillance Tools

“Ethnicity recognition” tool listed on surveillance camera app store built by fridge-maker’s video analytics startup

The bizarre promotional video promises “Face analysis based on best of breed Artificial Intelligence algorithms for Business Intelligence and Digital Signage applications.” What follows is footage of a woman pushing her hair behind her ears, a man grimacing and baring his teeth, and an actor in a pinstripe suit being slapped in the face against a green scree
Publish At:2022-02-24 21:03 | Read:759 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy App Store Azena Bosch ethnicity recognition facial r

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:703 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Intelligence Malware Security EDPS hacking news info

The world’s most coveted spyware, Pegasus: Lock and Code S03E04

Two years ago, the FBI reportedly purchased a copy of the world’s most coveted spyware, a tool that can remotely and silently crack into Androids and iPhones without leaving a trace, spilling device contents onto a console possibly thousands of miles away, with little more effort than entering a phone number. This tool is Pegasus, and, according to
Publish At:2022-02-14 04:54 | Read:1108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Android government surveillance iPhone lock and code

Israeli surveillance firm QuaDream emerges from the dark

One of the Apple iOS zero-day flaws exploited by the NSO group was also used by another surveillance firm named QuaDream. One of the vulnerabilities in Apple iOS that was previously exploited by the spyware developed by the Israeli company NSO Group was also separately used by another surveillance firm named QuaDream. Like NSO Group, QuaDream
Publish At:2022-02-06 14:50 | Read:1999 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Czech Foreign Min

Why Do Users Name Their “FBI Surveillance Van” Wi-Fi?

January 24, 2022 4 0 Author: Billie Walden Why Do Users Name Their “FBI Surveillance Van” Wi-Fi?
Publish At:2022-01-24 06:45 | Read:2445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Data Surveillance Tracking FBI

US NCSC and DoS share best practices against surveillance tools

The US NCSC and the Department of State published joint guidance on defending against attacks using commercial surveillance tools. The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and the Department of State have published joint guidance that provides best practices on defending against attacks carried out by threat actors using commercial
Publish At:2022-01-09 15:50 | Read:2465 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Malware Hacking hacking news inform

Israel cut cyber export list, excluding totalitarian regimes

Israel’s Ministry of Defense bans the sale of surveillance software and offensive hacking tools to tens of countries. Israel’s Ministry of Defense has cut the list of countries to which Israeli surveillance and cybersecurity firms could sell their products and services. 65 countries have been excluded from the export list, which now includ
Publish At:2021-11-29 06:22 | Read:2837 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Cybersecurity cybersecuri

Beyond the VPN: Ultimate online privacy, with The Tor Project’s Isabella Bagueros: Lock and Code S02E20

“What does online privacy mean to you?” This beguilingly simply question can produce dozens of overlapping and distinct answers, all depending on who you ask. A VPN service might tell you that online privacy means obscuring your IP address and hiding your Internet activity from your Internet Service Provider. A privacy-forward web browser, lik
Publish At:2021-10-25 14:11 | Read:2258 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Data privacy Isabella Bagueros lock and code Onion r

ExpressVPN made a choice, and so did I: Lock and Code S02E19

On September 14, the US Department of Justice announced that it had resolved an earlier investigation into an international cyber hacking campaign coming from the United Arab Emirates that has reportedly impacted hundreds of journalists, activists, and human rights defenders in Yemen, Iran, Turkey, and Qatar. The campaign, called Project Raven, has been in c
Publish At:2021-10-12 14:10 | Read:1070 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Daniel Gericke DREAD ExpressVPN government surveilla


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