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Researchers: NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware Should Spark Bans, Apple Accountability

Our roundtable of experts weighs in on implications for Apple and lawmakers in the wake of the bombshell report showing widespread surveillance of dissidents, journalists and others. News of a zero-click zero-day in Apple’s iMessage feature being incorporated into the notorious Pegasus mobile spyware from NSO Group has drawn a . . . Read more

Why Your Business Needs a Long-Term Remote Security Strategy

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses the future of work: A hybrid home/office model that will demand new security approaches. When COVID-19 first emerged, companies across all sectors of the economy were forced to rapidly transition to remote work. The goal was simple: Ensuring business . . . Read more

Leaked NSO Group Data Hints at Widespread Pegasus Spyware Infections

The secretive Israeli firm was allegedly storing 50,000+ mobile phone numbers for activists, journalists, business executives and politicians — possible targets of iPhone and Android hacking. Israeli-based NSO Group is being blasted in a groundbreaking report that alleges that the company’s controversial Pegasus malware is being used to target activists, . . . Read more

The Evolving Role of the CISO

Curtis Simpson, CISO at Armis, discusses the stop qualities that all CISOs need to possess to excel. Digital technologies have infused every aspect of a business, especially with the shutdown of the physical workplace. The increased interdependence between the physical, digital and cybersecurity worlds demand a leadership position that combines . . . Read more

Windows 0-Days Used Against Dissidents in Israeli Broker’s Spyware

Candiru, aka Sourgum, allegedly sells the DevilsTongue surveillance malware to governments around the world. A set of unique spyware strains created by an Israeli firm and allegedly used by governments around the world to surveil dissidents has been defanged by Microsoft, the software giant said. The private company, called variously . . . Read more