QuaDream, Israeli iPhone hacking spyware firm, to shut down
QuaDream, based in Ramat Gan, Israel, with around 40 employees, is known for its spyware used for hacking iPhones.
April 17, 2023
QuaDream: Israeli Cyber Mercenary Behind iPhone Hacks
Citizens Lab and Microsoft have exposed an Israeli firm, QuaDream, selling spyware to governments around the world.
April 11, 2023
Google reveals spyware attack on Android, iOS, and Chrome
Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) labeled the spyware campaign as limited but highly targeted.
March 29, 2023
Spyware Vendor Variston Exploited Chrome, Firefox and Windows 0-days
A Barcelona-based company, a spyware vendor named Variston IT, is exploiting flaws under the guise of a custom cybersecurity solutions provider.
December 1, 2022
Bahamut Using Fake VPN Apps to Steal Android User Credentials
Researchers believe that the attack is ongoing, in which hackers are using malicious versions of SoftVPN, SecureVPN, and OpenVPN software.
November 24, 2022
SandStrike Spyware Infecting Android Devices through VPN Apps
The spyware is delivered through a malicious VPN app, and the preferred targets of attackers are Persian-speaking Baháʼí Faith practitioners.
November 2, 2022
Smartphones of Iran’s protest detainees targeted with spyware
The malware has been identified as I3mon, which can perform all kinds of spying operations.
October 20, 2022
Iranian Hackers Spreading RatMilad Android Spyware Disguised as VPN App
RatMilad can perform a wide range of malicious actions including file manipulation, audio recording, and application permission modification.
October 6, 2022
European Spyware Vendor Offering Android and iOS Device Exploits
The proposal documents were leaked on a Russian hacking forum showing Intellexa is offering remote data extraction from Android and iOS devices in exchange for $8 million.
August 31, 2022
TikTok’s In-App Browser Can Monitor Your Activity on External Websites
Other iPhone apps using in-app browsers were also tested in the research but TikTok was the only app to monitor keystrokes.
August 22, 2022