Pegasus spyware defended by NSO’s CEO, as researcher compares it to a nuclear weapon – 9to5Mac

Background

NSO Group makes spyware called Pegasus, which is sold to government and law enforcement agencies. The company purchases so-called zero-day vulnerabilities (ones that are unknown to Apple) from hackers, and its software is capable of mounting zero-click exploits – where no user interaction is required by the target.

In particular, it’s reporte…….

European Parliament To Call For National, EU Level Changes Over Spyware – Eurasia Review

By Molly Killeen 

(EurActiv) — The European Parliament’s Pegasus spyware committee is set to adopt several recommendations to address the EU’s ‘fundamental inadequacy’ in dealing with surveillance technology. 

The draft recommendations were presented on Tuesday (24 January) in the Pegasus (PEGA) committee, which was established in 2022 to investigate the abuse of …….

European Parliament To Call For National, EU Level Changes Over Spyware – Eurasia Review

By Molly Killeen 

(EurActiv) — The European Parliament’s Pegasus spyware committee is set to adopt several recommendations to address the EU’s ‘fundamental inadequacy’ in dealing with surveillance technology. 

The draft recommendations were presented on Tuesday (24 January) in the Pegasus (PEGA) committee, which was established in 2022 to investigate the abuse of …….

European Parliament To Call For National, EU Level Changes Over Spyware – Eurasia Review

By Molly Killeen 

(EurActiv) — The European Parliament’s Pegasus spyware committee is set to adopt several recommendations to address the EU’s ‘fundamental inadequacy’ in dealing with surveillance technology. 

The draft recommendations were presented on Tuesday (24 January) in the Pegasus (PEGA) committee, which was established in 2022 to investigate the abuse of …….

Tamping down demand for spyware in Europe is an uphill battle – The Hill

Greek authorities closed out 2022 with a bang by raiding six surveillance-for-hire companies. A key target of the crackdown was Intellexa, an Israeli cyber intelligence firm operating in Greece through its subsidiary, Cytrox. Known for its Predator software — which collects mobile phone data after user interaction with a malicious link — Intellexa has become a major spyware exporter, whi…….

Israel’s Cognyte won Myanmar spyware tender before coup – Al Jazeera English

Israel’s Cognyte Software Ltd won a tender to sell intercept spyware to a Myanmar state-backed telecommunications firm a month before the Asian nation’s February 2021 military coup, according to documents reviewed by Reuters news agency.

The deal was made even though Israel has claimed it stopped defence technology transfers to Myanmar following a 2017 ruling by Israel’s Supreme Co…….

Android spyware strikes again targeting financial institutions and your money – Fox News

A new version of Android malware known as SpyNote is now attacking financial institutions around the globe, and it’s pretty no-joke alarming. The malware combines spyware and banking Trojan characteristics and has targeted well-known banks, including HSBC.

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Android spyware strikes again targeting financial institutions and your money – Fox News

A new version of Android malware known as SpyNote is now attacking financial institutions around the globe, and it’s pretty no-joke alarming. The malware combines spyware and banking Trojan characteristics and has targeted well-known banks, including HSBC.

CLICK TO GET KURT’S CYBERGUY NEWSLETTER WITH QUICK TIPS, TECH REVIEWS, SECURITY ALERTS AND EASY …….

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