Apple: NSO Group Spyware Was Used Against State Dept Employees – PCMag AU

Apple has reportedly warned several US Department of State employees their phones were hacked by an unidentified attacker using spyware that was developed by NSO Group.

Reuters reports that “at least nine” State Department employees “either based in Uganda or focused on matters concerning the East African country” were hacked. The Apple IDs on the compromised devices were said to be …….

help to check if anything dodgy has been installed? – Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Help – BleepingComputer

its been a long time since ive needed to post in here but long story short my office sub expired, i mentioned this to my cousin who said they would sort it for me. (i assumed they were meaning sharing the family sub or something) however it looks like they have installed a file that isnt official – its not activated etc and after poking around a little it looks like my AV software (windows defe…….

Notorious Spyware Tool Found Hiding Beneath Four Layers of Obfuscation – Dark Reading

FinFisher/FinSpy, the infamous and highly controversial commercial spyware sold by German firm FinFisher to nation-states and law enforcement for surveillance purposes, now wraps itself in four layers of obfuscation and other detection-evasion methods to elude discovery and analysis.

It took researchers at Moscow-based security firm Kaspersky eight months of full-time reverse engineering…….

please help i think my network is hacked – Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Help – BleepingComputer

Nov 30 12:47:32 wlceventd: wlceventd_proc_event(508): eth5: Disassoc 5C:E0:C5:AA:41:DC, status: 0, reason: Disassociated because sending station is leaving (or has left) BSS (8), rssi:0Nov 30 12:47:32 wlceventd: wlceventd_proc_event(527): eth5: Auth 5C:E0:C5:AA:41:DC, status: Successful (0), rssi:0Nov 30 12:47:32 wlceventd: wlceventd_proc_event(556): eth5: Assoc 5C:E0:C5:AA:41:DC, status: Suc…….

The Israeli Firm NSO—Makers of Pegasus Spyware—Must Be Banned – The Nation

Ubai al-Aboudi, director of the Bisan Centre for Research and Development and user of one of six devices reportedly hacked with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware, speaks during a press conference at the offices of al-Haq Centre for Applied International Law in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on November 8, 2021. (Abbas Momani / AFP via Getty Images)

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EU urged to blacklist Israeli spyware firm – EUobserver

Some 86 civil-society organisations including Access Now, Amnesty International, and the Digital Rights Foundation have urged EU countries to blacklist Israeli firm NSO, which produced the so-called Pegasus spyware, used against dissidents and journalists around the world. EU sanctions had the power to stop “violations or abuses that are of serious concern as regards to the objectives…….

Compliance Hot Spots: Kenneth Polite on Disclosing Corporate Wrongdoing to DOJ + Davis Polk Partner Reveals Pay + Wilmer Reps Apple in Spyware Suit – Law.com

Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. I hope you had a happy and restful Thanksgiving. We’re back today with a Kenneth-heavy edition of the newsletter as we recap Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite’s recent comments on corporate enforcement and detail Kenneth Wainstein’s hefty Davis Polk pay…….