Current and ex-employees describe the situation inside Memento Labs, which formed after a vigilante hacker targeted Hacking Team.
“The thing that is keeping us up at night right now is thinking about how a ransomware actor, or any type of hacker, could use this exploit once they are able to weaponize it and then spread like a worm”
Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone wrong.
Obtaining vulnerabilities for fully up-to-date mobile phones is getting harder. So companies that sell exploits to governments are increasingly looking for attacks that target internet routers instead, with one company paying up to $100,000.
Inside the secretive industry that helps government hackers get around encryption.
Security researchers uncover several years-long espionage and hacking campaigns, pinpointing them to a specific building in Beirut, Lebanon.
How offense can be the best defense in cyberspace.
Since last November, hackers have been relentlessly trying to break into the online accounts of dozens of Egyptian human rights and civil liberties activists.
The new spyware was likely made by a new Italian spyware startup called Raxir.
Privacy activists are calling for Congress to reject the change.
The rule says that if the feds don't know where the target computer is, they can't legally hack it.
Iranian hackers allegedly broke into the social media accounts of several State Department employees...and the victims didn’t notice until Facebook told them.