Tag: Software

Moroccan journalist convicted of spying, sex assault

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RABAT, Morocco — A Casablanca court on Monday convicted prominent journalist and activist Omar Radi on charges of espionage and sexual assault and sentenced...

EXPLAINER: Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

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BOSTON — Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms about a new report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company....

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

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BOSTON — An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group,...

$10 million rewards bolster White House anti-ransomware bid

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BOSTON — The Biden administration will offer rewards up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of foreign state-sanctioned malicious activity against...

Microsoft says it blocked spying on rights activists, others

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RICHMOND, Va. — Microsoft said Thursday it has blocked tools developed by an Israeli hacker-for-hire company that were used to spy on more than...

EU nations approve a dozen pandemic recovery plans

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BRUSSELS — In what European Union nations hope will be a tipping point in economic recovery from the pandemic, finance ministers from the the...

Russia-based ransomware gang offline but cause not clear

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WASHINGTON — The Russia-based criminal syndicate behind a devastating series of recent ransomware attacks was offline on Tuesday, but cybersecurity experts said that it...

Dozens of states target Google’s app store in antitrust suit

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Dozens of states are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech, this time in a...

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American businesses,...

Latest hack to test Biden’s vow for consequences for Russia

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he would “deliver” a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest ransomware attacks targeting American...