Friday, July 30

Hacking

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WhatsApp’s CEO says national security officials of US allies were among those targeted with malware

WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart told The Guardian that officials of US allies were malware targets. WhatsApp sued NSO Group in 2019, saying the Israeli company sent malware to 1,400 devices. "There is no such thing as an encryption backdoor for just the good guys," Cathcart said. LoadingSomething is loading. WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart said senior go...
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Israeli military-grade spy software was used to hack phones of journalists, activists, executives, and 2 women connected to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a report says

Military-grade spyware technology was used to hack the smartphones of journalists, activists, and executives, The Washington Post reported. Some of the affected journalists worked at outlets including CNN and The New York Times. The 37 numbers appeared on a list of 50,000 phone numbers in countries with a history of conducting surveillance on their own citizens, according to the report. LoadingSomething is loading. ...