The latest findings on Chrysaor (Pegasus for Android) are even more stealthy

 
Earlier this week Google published a research about a new sophisticated spyware tool for Android, believed to be related to the Pegasus malware for iOS, which was discovered in August 2016. As Google wrote in their blog, the malware was most likely created by the authors of Pegasus – the NSO group, and shares many common features as Pegasus. What’s the big news? Chrysaor is a fully developed spy tool for Android devices, and can allow attackers to surveil their targets’ every move. Chrysaor has implemented elaborate modules to listen in on conversations, take screenshots and surveil the device’s surroundings, steal sensitive data and read SMS messages. This malware presents a ...

Beware of the Trident Exploits

 
Researchers from The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto last week revealed a sophisticated zero-day attack on the iPhone of Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates. The Citizen Lab discovery exposed three zero-day exploits used by “Pegasus,” a lawful interception cyberespionage tool developed by the Israeli-based NSO Group and sold to government agencies. The attack was initiated by a spear phishing SMS sent to Mansoor’s iPhone 6. Had Mansoor clicked the infected link, the exploits would have been activated, jailbreaking his device and installing the Pegasus spyware. Webinar: Pegasus & Trident - Government-grade Espionage on iOS in the ...