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  • Former Hacking Team supplier stops selling zero-day exploits on ethical grounds

    Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team recently claimed that it hasn't lost any customers after the massive leak of its internal data two weeks ago. But it has lost at least one business partner: U.S.-based penetration testing specialist and zero-day exploit broker Netragard.

    Written by Lucian Constantin22 July 15 02:13
  • Duqu spy group also targeted telecommunications companies

    The group behind the Duqu cyberespionage tool has compromised at least two telecommunications operators and one electronic equipment manufacturer, in addition to a cybersecurity firm and venues that hosted high-level nuclear negotiations between world powers and Iran.

    Written by Lucian Constantin11 June 15 21:47
  • Asian nations increasingly hit by espionage groups

    Multiple cyberespionage groups are specifically targeting government and military organizations from countries in Asia and the Pacific region with the goal of gathering geo-political intelligence, according to new security research.

    Written by Lucian Constantin15 May 15 00:09
  • Russian cyber group seen preparing to attack banks

    A security firm is warning that a group of Russian hackers known for targeting military, government and media organizations is now preparing to attack banks in the US and elsewhere.

    Written by Lucian Constantin13 May 15 04:08
Features about spyware
  • Can the US military fight a war with Twitter?

    Students at a U.S. military graduate school in California are mining social media with new methods that may change the way the armed forces collect intelligence overseas.

    Written by Kerry Davis09 Nov. 12 02:11
  • The Latest BlackBerry Spyware Scare: Don't Worry, Yet

    Here we go again. Another BlackBerry security scare, in which some "noble" researcher explains to all of us blissfully-unaware BlackBerry users that our precious devices aren't nearly as safe as we think they are.

    Written by Al Sacco11 Feb. 10 06:07

Whitepapers about spyware

  • Web Threats 2010: The Risks Ramp Up

    In 2010, the threat posed by the web is sharper and more extensive than ever before. Almost any website can now host malware, or forward you to one that does. Indeed, an infection is much more likely to result from a visit to a perfectly legitimate website that has been compromised with a virus or spyware – than from one set up specifically to spread malware. Read More.