ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group

ESET researchers discovered a backdoor linked to malware used by the Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, activists and dissidents in the Middle East. Stealth Falcon is a threat group, active since 2012, that targets political activists and journalists in the Middle East. It has been tracked by the Citizen Lab, … More ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group

New traces of Hacking Team in the wild

Previously unreported samples of Hacking Team’s infamous surveillance tool – the Remote Control System (RCS) – are in the wild, and have been detected by ESET systems in fourteen countries. Our analysis of the samples reveals evidence suggesting that Hacking Team’s developers themselves are actively continuing the development of this spyware. From Hacking Team to … More New traces of Hacking Team in the wild