'A lot' of firms are developing offensive cyber techniques, hoping for investment

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Aggressive cyber tools remain a topic of interest for “a lot of companies” pitching their technology to investors thanks to interest…

New Pegasus Scanner Used to Infect Windows

The spyware mimics the behavior pattern of a real antivirus program designed to check the system for Pegasus traces and remove them. Sarwent-based assaults have been active since at least…

Hackers posed as Amnesty International, promising anti-spyware tool that actually collects passwords

Written by Tonya Riley Sep 30, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Fraudsters are posing as human rights group Amnesty International to trick individuals into downloading malicious software, researchers at Cisco’s threat intelligence…

What is Pegasus? A cybersecurity expert explains how the spyware invades phones and what it does when it gets in

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Bhanukiran Gurijala, West Virginia University End-to-end encryption is technology that scrambles messages on your phone and unscrambles them only on the recipients’ phones, which means anyone…

Apple Issues Emergency Fix for NSO Zero-Click Zero Day

Threat Post –  Threat Post –  Citizen Lab urges Apple users to update immediately. The new zero-click zero-day ForcedEntry flaw affects all things Apple: iPhones, iPads, Macs and Watches. Apple…

Confucius Uses Pegasus Spyware-related Lures to Target Pakistani Military

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Confucius Uses Pegasus Spyware-related Lures to Target Pakistani Military APT & Targeted Attacks While investigating the Confucius threat actor, we found a recent spear…