WhatsApp hacked to spy on top government officials of U.S. allies, sources say

Business Nov 1, 2019

WhatsApp hacked to spy on top government officials of U.S. allies, sources say

Senior government officials in multiple U.S.-allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software that used Facebook Inc.'s WhatsApp to take over users' phones, according to people familiar with the messaging company's investigation. Sources familiar with WhatsApp's internal investigation into the breach said a ...

Cyberespionage campaign targeting U.N. agencies, researchers say

World / Crime & Legal Oct 25, 2019

Cyberespionage campaign targeting U.N. agencies, researchers say

A coordinated cyberespionage campaign using phishing to harvest passwords from mobile phones and computers has targeted U.N. relief agencies, the International Red Cross and other nongovernmental organizations for the past 10 months, a cybersecurity firm reported. The San Francisco-based security company Lookout said it doesn't ...