A group of researchers at cybersecurity firm Cybereason has detected an upgraded version of FakeSpy, a malware targeting the Android mobile operating system that originally appeared in late 2017. The malware is designed to steal users’ personal information such as financial and application data, contact lists, as well as steal and manipulate SMS messages.
AT&T has been involved in a lawsuit alleging that its employees facilitated the hijacking of a client’s SIM card, which then allowed attackers to steal crypto the client’s cryptocurrency. The telecom giant is yet to defend in court over another similar lawsuit going back to 2018.
Amnesty Tech, a global collective of researchers, hackers, and advocates campaigning for human rights, has claimed that Israeli tech company NSO Group committed a government-backed surveillance operation over journalists.
Humans have a thing for patterns. Occasionally, our brains see things that aren’t there or miss out on something in plain sight. In fact, there’s a curious list of cognitive biases that play part in false conclusions, poor decisions, and occasional conspiracy theories. When it comes to privacy and spyware controversies, the challenge is especially […]
Charlie Lee announced HTC’s new blockchain-compatible smartphone will have native support for Litecoin and Lightning Network, adding that he was joining the HTC Exodus development team as an advisor.