Hacking Team

7.25.19

One of the World's Most Wanted Hackers Speaks

Phineas Fisher wanted to make a statement on CYBER to deny he’s an agent of the Kremlin.

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.

4.18.19

Hacking Team’s New Owner: ‘We’re Starting From Scratch’

The head of Memento Labs, the new company that acquired infamous spyware vendor Hacking Team, admitted there’s a lot to do to recover after the 2015 breach and the damage to its reputation. But he believes it can compete against market leaders NSO Group.

3.5.19

Coinbase Says Ex-Hacking Team Members Will ‘Transition Out’ After Users Protest

Coinbase acquired Neutrino in February, sparking a #DeleteCoinbase campaign in protest.

2.28.19

Coinbase Users Struggle to Delete Their Accounts in Protest

Users trying to #DeleteCoinbase are having trouble after the exchange acquired a startup staffed by former Hacking Team members.

11.13.18

It’s Amateur Hour in the World of Spyware and Victims Will Pay the Price

We’re living in the golden age of spyware and government hacking, with companies rushing to join a blossoming billion dollar market. The weakest among us—activists or journalists—will suffer the consequences if we don’t regulate it appropriately.

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11.12.18

Hacking Team Hacker Phineas Fisher Has Gotten Away With It

Leaked court documents show that Italian authorities have no idea who hacked the government spyware maker Hacking Team.

9.18.18

Cyber Sleuths Find Traces of Infamous iPhone and Android Spyware ‘Pegasus’ in 45 Countries

A new report by digital human rights researchers reveals that the infamous spyware Pegasus, made by NSO Group, has traces in 45 countries around the world, including the United States.

7.31.18

Powerful Smartphone Malware Used to Target Amnesty International Researcher

Human rights charity Amnesty International has found hackers attempted to infect one of their researcher's phones with malware from Israeli vendor NSO Group.

3.26.18

New Spyware Company 'Grey Heron' Is Linked to Hacking Team

Grey Heron emerged from the controversial spyware vendor Hacking Team, and is looking to break into the European and North American markets.

3.7.18

Government Malware Company 'Grey Heron' Advertises Signal, Telegram Spyware

There's always a new player in the law enforcement hacking industry.

1.31.18

Hacking Team Is Still Alive Thanks to a Mysterious Investor From Saudi Arabia

An investor from Saudi Arabia is apparently behind a company that bought a stake in the controversial spyware vendor.

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