Malware

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Anti-virus firm McAfee seems to be sending junk emails
I received a flood of renewal demands and unsubscribing doesn’t work

Miles Brignall

30, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Amoral 21st-century mercenaries’: problems mount for NSO Group
Israeli spyware firm’s problems go from bad to worse as scathing Apple lawsuit follows US blacklisting

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington DC

26, Nov, 2021 @3:37 PM

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UK tackles record cyber incidents as Russian ransomware attacks increase
National Cyber Security Centre says cyberattacks at record high and urges businesses not to pay up

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

17, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Israeli firm’s spyware linked to attacks on websites in UK and Middle East
Canada-based researchers say new evidence suggests Candiru’s software used to target critics of autocratic regimes

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

16, Nov, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Hacking of activists is latest in long line of cyber-attacks on Palestinians
Analysis: while identity of hackers is not known in this case, Palestinians have long been spied on by Israeli military

Peter Beaumont

08, Nov, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Israeli spyware company NSO Group placed on US blacklist
Decision against company at heart of Pegasus project reflects deep concern about impact of spyware on US national security interests

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

03, Nov, 2021 @7:53 PM

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Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss
Jeremy Fleming says ransomware is proliferating as it is ‘largely uncontested’ and highly profitable

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

25, Oct, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Pegasus project consortium awarded EU prize for spyware revelations
Group of 17 organisations including the Guardian win inaugural Daphne Caruana Galizia prize for journalism

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

14, Oct, 2021 @6:06 PM

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NSO Pegasus spyware can no longer target UK phone numbers
Israeli maker of surveillance software blocked +44 code after discovering hack against Princess Haya, source says

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

08, Oct, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Ruling in Princess Haya case raises fresh questions for Cherie Blair
Analysis: Blair is an adviser to NSO Group, whose Pegasus spyware was found to have been used in phone hack

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @4:14 PM

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Dubai ruler hacked ex-wife using NSO Pegasus spyware, high court judge finds
Sheikh Mohammed used spyware on Princess Haya and five associates in unlawful abuse of power, judge rules

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘The walls are closing in on me’: the hacking of Princess Haya
Court judgments reveal how Sheikh Mohammed’s use of Pegasus spyware against his ex-wife was uncovered

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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