spyware

10.10.19

Human Rights Activist Allegedly Targeted With NSO Malware Says His Life Is ‘Hellish’

Amnesty International details attacks against two Moroccan human rights activists allegedly carried out with NSO Group’s spyware.

10.3.19
7.23.19

Vigilante Hacker ‘Phineas Fisher’ Denies Working for the Russian Government

In a new book, a veteran cybersecurity reporter wrote that the infamous hacker who embarrassed surveillance vendors FinFisher and Hacking Team may be a Russian government agent. We caught up with Phineas Fisher and broke down the evidence.

6.7.19

The Politician Fighting The Spyware Industry

Outgoing Dutch member of European Parliament Maritieje Schaake tells us why spyware is as dangerous as an AK-47, but regulated less.

5.14.19

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there’s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.

11.21.17

Is the Mexican Government Spying on Journalists?

On the season finale of 'CYBERWAR,' Ben Makuch investigates why government spyware is cropping up on Mexican reporters' smartphones.

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