Spyware Attack: News

04 Jun 2023


SpinOk spyware is affecting Android smartphones: How it works

The security specialists at Dr. Web, in collaboration with BleepingComputer, have discovered a new spyware module named 'SpinOk.'

19 Apr 2023


NSO Group allegedly hacked iPhones in new ways last year

A Canadian research group called Citizen Lab has accused Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group of using at least three new methods to hack iPhones last year.

07 Jul 2022


What is Apple's 'Lockdown Mode' and how does it work?

Cupertino tech giant Apple has announced a new security feature for its upcoming iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura software.

'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy

Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Information Technology, today said in the Parliament that the "Pegasus Project" is an attempt to malign our democracy and its institutions.

18 Jun 2020


Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here

Dozens of extensions, operating through Google Chrome, have been found to be carrying spyware.

26 Apr 2020


Israeli firm spied on WhatsApp users via US servers: Facebook

In a shocking development, Facebook has accused Israeli security firm NSO Group of using servers located in the US to launch a coordinated spyware attack on hundreds of users of WhatsApp, its main messaging service.

03 Nov 2019


Priyanka Gandhi's WhatsApp also spied on: Congress spokesperson

On Sunday, the Indian National Congress alleged that the WhatsApp account of senior party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was also hacked by the Israeli spyware.

02 Nov 2019


Alerted Indian government about privacy breach, says WhatsApp; Centre denies

On Friday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp clarified that it had informed Indian authorities about a privacy breach on its platform in May.