About: spyware

EU urged to step up curbs on foreign spyware

The EU has been urged to step up its actions to prevent politicians, journalists, and activists from being hacked by foreign spyware following new revelations of politicians targeted by the controversial Pegasus software.
Technology 11-04-2022

Senior EU officials were targeted with Israeli spyware – sources

Senior officials at the European Commission were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to two EU officials and documentation reviewed by Reuters.
Technology 03-03-2022

EU Parliament to launch investigative committee on Pegasus spyware

The launch of a committee to investigate the use of Pegasus spyware within the EU has been agreed to and is expected to be approved for action by the Parliament next week.
Cybersecurity 22-09-2021

Russian hackers targeted Afghan government before Taliban takeover, cybersecurity firm says

Talos Intelligence, the commercial threat intelligence team of software provider Cisco, said on Tuesday (21 September) it had identified a previously undocumented backdoor targeting the Afghan government ahead of the pullout of Western forces from the country in late August.