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For Cybersecurity and Domestic Violence Awareness months, we pledge to fight stalkerware

Starting today, two hallmark holidays are upon us. No, it’s not Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s both Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s no coincidence these two awareness campaigns overlap. What were once seen as separate realities—the physical and the digital—are increasingly blurred as our offices, schools, and ho
Publish At:2019-10-01 23:20 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Stalkerware Browser guard cyberstalking domestic violence do

ISPs in at least two countries were involved in delivering surveillance FinFisher Spyware

Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a surveillance campaign using a new variant of FinFisher spyware, also known as FinSpy. Finfisher infected victims in seven countries and experts believe that in two of them the major internet providers have been involved. “New surveillance campaigns utilizing FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy
Publish At:2017-09-21 20:20 | Read:3683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence

Dangers Beyond Ransomware – the Risk of Spyware

There’s been a lot of talk recently about ransomware’s impact on the business environment. It would seem that the central role of this attack casts a shadow over one of the classic villains of cybersecurity: spyware. But a large percentage of today’s attacks suffered by companies today involve this malware. Its risks must not go neglected. Know your enemy On
Publish At:2017-09-15 08:00 | Read:2285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security b2b cybersecurity Spyware

Experts spotted a 2007 variant of Babar, the spyware allegedly used by French Intelligence

Malware researchers at Palo Alto Networks have spotted a 2007 variant of Babar, a strain of malware likely designed by the French Intelligence. In March 2015, researchers detected Babar for the first time, analysis led them into believing it was a product of the French intelligence. According to the experts, Babar malware was used by the General Directorate
Publish At:2017-09-07 16:15 | Read:2828 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware Animal Farm Babar Casper

Fruitfly macOS and OS X backdoor remained undetected for years

A new mysterious strain of macOS and OS X malware dubbed Fruitfly went undetected by malware researchers and security software for at least five years. Fruitfly is a backdoor that could be used by attackers to gain full control over the infected systems by implementing many spying features. Fruitfly has the ability to capture screenshots, keystrokes, webcam
Publish At:2017-07-25 12:55 | Read:2187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Fruitfly Hacking Mac OS ba

Chrysaor: The Most Dangerous Spyware Tool Also Affects Android Devices

Stealing large quantities of communication data, taking screenshots, or taking control of your phone’s camera are some of the threats of Chrysaor, a harmful ‘spyware’ that has recently been discovered and which targets Android devices. It is not the first time that the NSO Group, an Israeli company that develops espionage software, has created to
Publish At:2017-07-07 12:20 | Read:2215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Android chrysaor Spyware

The OSX.Dok dropper spotted installing the new Bella backdoor

Bad news for Mac users, a new variant of the OSX.Dok dropper was discovered by researchers at Malwarebytes, it was spotted installing a new payload dubbed Bella backdoor. Once the DOK malware infects a macOS system, it gains administrative privileges and installs a new root certificate. The root certificate allows the malicious code to intercept all victim
Publish At:2017-05-03 14:15 | Read:3178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Bella backdoor DOK malware

DOK malware, a stealthy MAC OS spyware that inspects your HTTPS Traffic

DOK Malware is a stealthy malicious code recently discovered by researchers at security firm CheckPoint, it affects almost ant Mac OS X version. Malware researchers at CheckPoint firm have discovered a new stealth Mac malware dubbed DOK that affects almost ant Mac OS X version. At the time of its discovery, the DOK malware has zero detections on VirusTotal a
Publish At:2017-04-28 15:05 | Read:2509 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware DOK malware Mac OS

The US Malware Developer who Helped Russia Spy on Devices

Latvian-born hacker Alexsey Belan, a Russian citizen, has been on the FBI’s list of most wanted cybercriminals for some time. His latest misdeed was the theft of 500 million Yahoo accounts in order to spy on Russian journalists and officials from both the US government and the Kremlin itself. The Department of Justice of the United States has officiall
Publish At:2017-04-16 18:05 | Read:2959 | Comments:0 | Tags:News cyberespionage russia Spyware

The ViperRAT APT group is targeting the Israeli Defense Force

A group of hackers tracked as ViperRAT is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the soldiers’ personal Android mobile devices. A group of hackers, tracked as ViperRAT, is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the soldiers’ personal Android mobile devices to track their activities and steal sensitive data. Experts from security
Publish At:2017-02-18 06:55 | Read:2465 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware cyber espionage Hamas IDF

SpyNote RAT Masquerades as Netflix App to Infect Android Devices

A new variant of the SpyNote remote access trojan (RAT) is infecting Android devices by masquerading as a mobile Netflix app.The malware, which is based off the SpyNote RAT builder leaked in 2016, displays the same icon used by the official Netflix app that’s found on Google Play. But it’s a fake. Clicking on the app causes the icon to disappear
Publish At:2017-01-26 04:00 | Read:4336 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Android malware spyware

An Android Spyware revealed the existence of a new Italian surveillance firm

A strain of Android spyware recently analyzed by security experts from RedNaga Security team points to an another Italian company. A new strain of Android malware reveals the existence of a new Italian player in the surveillance landscape. The Android spyware was analyzed by researchers from the RedNaga Security team, that is a first time investigated the po
Publish At:2016-11-21 12:55 | Read:4102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Android Spyware m

New Android Spyware Found Using Former Hacking Team C&C Servers

Researchers have found a new Android spyware program that’s using command and control (C&C) servers previously ran by Hacking Team.Team Red Naga came into contact with the spyware after someone contacted them about “advanced malware” that had infected one of their co-workers.Early on in their analysis, Team Red Naga didn’t find an
Publish At:2016-11-17 14:50 | Read:2633 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Android Hacking Team malware spyware Te

Commercial Exaspy spyware used to target high-level executives

Security researchers at Skycure have discovered a new commodity Android Spyware, dubbed Exaspy, targeting high-level executives. While in many countries the number of Smartphone and Tables is greater of desktop PC, new threats are targeting mobile devices. Researchers at Skycure have discovered a new strain of Android spyware, dubbed Exaspy, that has been us
Publish At:2016-11-06 10:55 | Read:3646 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Android Exaspy mal

Expert developed a Mac malware that lies in wait for user to start video apps

Mac malware could spy on users by piggybacking on webcam sessions started by legitimate applications such as FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts. Security experts are worried about the presence of a new Mac malware in the wild that attempt to record video via the built-in webcam. The principal problem for this family of spyware is that they are not able to t
Publish At:2016-10-06 14:10 | Read:3100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware camera Mac Mac malware malware


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