India to Collect User Data from VPNs, Crypto, Data Centers, and Cloud Service Providers

The Indian government recently passed a new law that mandates all internet service providers to collect and store user data for the past five years. As per the press release…

India to Collect User Data from VPNs, Data Centers, and Cloud Service Providers

The Indian government recently passed a new law that mandates all internet service providers to collect and store user data for the past five years. As per the press release…

Meta removes accounts of spyware company Cytrox after Citizen Lab report on gov't hacks

Citizen Lab has released a new report highlighting widespread government use of the “Predator” spyware from North Macedonian developer Cytrox. Researchers found that Predator was used to attack two people…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…

‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems

It’s similar to Lazarus’s Manuscrypt malware, but the new spyware is splattering itself onto government organizations and ICS in a non-Lazarus-like, untargeted wave of attacks. Researchers have tracked new spyware…

NSO zero-click iMessage exploit hacks iPhone without need to click links

The IT security researchers at Google have declared the NSO zero-click iMessage exploit as “Terrifying.” Google Project Zero’s (GPZ) Ian Beer and Samuel Groß have shared details on a new…

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

Written by Tim Starks Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft obtained a court order to seize websites from a Chinese government-linked espionage group that was using the sites to attack…

Data Stealing Malware Impacts More Than 9M Android Devices

Huawei’s AppGallery has been targeted in a new massive malware campaign. Almost 9,300,000 Android trojans installs were performed  posing as 190 various applications. Dr.Web AV’s researchers made this discovery and…

Google warns of hackers using macOS zero-day flaw to capture keystrokes, screengrabs

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has revealed that hackers targeting visitors to websites in Hong Kong were using a previously undisclosed, or zero-day, flaw in macOS to spy on people. …

Cyber-Mercenary Group Void Balaur Attacks High-Profile Targets for Cash

A Russian-language threat group is available for hire, to steal data on journalists, political leaders, activists and from organizations in every sector. Russian-language group Void Balaur, also tracked under the…