The toolkit scans iPhone and Android backup files for evidence of a compromise.
The deployment of the tool, confirmed with forensics, shows a willingness to use tactics previously deemed out-of-bounds.
Human error is the top cause of serious breaches but malicious attacks are IT leaders’ biggest concern.
Leaked records show dissidents and those who help them prominent among those under threat from NSO spyware.
Deleting data from Echo Dots—and other IoT devices from Amazon and elsewhere—is hard.
The International Criminal Police Organization, Interpol, has called for collaboration between police and industry to prevent a “potential ransomware pandemic”.
Just two months ago, data on 500 million LinkedIn users was scraped and posted online. Now someone’s selling a database with information on 700 million.