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.
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.
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.
Coinbase Says Ex-Hacking Team Members Will ‘Transition Out’ After Users Protest
Coinbase acquired Neutrino in February, sparking a #DeleteCoinbase campaign in protest.
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.
The Weakest Link
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.
The Weakest Link
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.
State of Surveillance
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.
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.
From the Ashes
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.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
Government Malware Company 'Grey Heron' Advertises Signal, Telegram Spyware
There's always a new player in the law enforcement hacking industry.
World Of Spyware
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.