A report released today about the activity of Pegasus spyware presents evidence of the tool's use outside the ethical boundaries publicized by its maker.
A new family of spyware for Android grabbed the attention of security researchers through its unusual set of features and their original implementation.
Security researchers from Bitdefender have discovered a new Android malware strain named Triout that comes equipped with intrusive spyware capabilities, such as the ability to record phone calls and steal pictures taken with the device.
A former employee of NSO Group, a company that sells zero-days and powerful spyware products to governments around the world, has been arrested and charged in Israel for stealing some of the company's products and attempting to sell it on the Dark Web for $50 million.
A thorough study of 17,260 Android apps reveals that while some apps may accidentally take screenshots of the user's screen and upload it online, there is no evidence to suggest that apps are secretly turning a phone's microphone or camera on to spy on device owners behind their backs.
Security researchers from ESET have discovered a complex piece of spyware that was used sparingly in the last five years to infect and spy on a very small number of targets in Russia and Ukraine.
Security researchers have found tainted versions of the legitimate LoJack software that appeared to have been sneakily modified to allow hackers inside companies that use it.
While nobody likes a cheater in online games, sometimes how a company monitors and bans cheaters can go wrong. Such is the case with a recent ban fest unleashed by ArenaNet for their Guild Wars 2 game, which used a program that monitored all processes running on a computer for blacklisted programs.
Türk Telekom, a Turkish Internet Service Provider (ISP), has deployed special hardware to intercept and alter Internet traffic, swapping legitimate software downloads with similar applications, but infected with spyware.
A new Android malware strain can phish Facebook user credentials and then log into accounts to harvest account details, and even search and collect results using the Facebook app's search functionality.
The US Department of Justice has arrested and charged a 37-year-old California woman with hiring a hitman to murder her 55-year-old boyfriend.
Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have discovered a new and powerful strain of Android spyware that they believe was created by an Italian IT company which they suspect is active in the surveillance software market.
The Ethiopian government used spyware acquired from an Israeli company to spy on dissidents living in the country and abroad, but government operatives have failed when configuring their command and control (C&C) server, exposing a list of all their targets.
Security researchers have tracked a malware distribution campaign spreading the FinFisher spyware — also known as FinSpy — to the infrastructure of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in at least two countries.
An advertising software development kit (SDK) embedded in many legitimate apps has been secretly siphoning user data and sending it to the servers of a Chinese company.