Over the past two weeks, we saw that the Government sanctioned cyber-surveillance is back in the news, following an exposé that reveals how commercial malware is being used by authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians, and journalists. Also, we shared 121 tools against ransomware on a single website. Since working from home, the beach, or in a café is a reality for many people today.

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Forensic Methodology Report: How to catch NSO Group’s Pegasus

Source: Amnesty

NSO Group claims that its Pegasus spyware is only used to “investigate terrorism and crime” and “leaves no traces whatsoever”. This Forensic Methodology Report shows that neither of these statements is true. Read more.

Journalists Hacked with Suspected NSO Group iMessage ‘Zero-Click’ Exploit

Source: The Citizen Lab

NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware is a mobile phone surveillance solution that enables customers to remotely exploit and monitor devices. Read more.

Tracking NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware to Operations in 45 Countries

Source: The Citizen Lab

Israel-based “Cyber Warfare” vendor NSO Group produces and sells a mobile phone spyware suite called Pegasus. Read more.

Unhacked: 121 tools against ransomware on a single website

Source: Europol

Working from home, the beach, or in a café is a reality for many people today. Everything we need is stored in our digital devices which contain important information about our personal and professional lives. Read more.

What is Pegasus and how is it used for spying?

Source: Android Authority

Government sanctioned cyber-surveillance is back in the news, following an exposé by The Guardian and 16 other media organization that reveals how commercial malware is being used by authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians, and journalists. Read more.

APT trends report Q2 2021

Source: SecureList

For more than four years, the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky has been publishing quarterly summaries of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. Read more.