Nine months after the Mexican government was found to be using spyware to spy on journalists, activists and HR lawyers, US lawmakers sent a letter to Mexico's US Ambassador, calling for a comprehensive and transparent probe.
Slingshot malware targeted almost 100 victims in the Middle East and Africa since at least 2012
A newly discovered spyware that victimises Arabic-speakers has been potentially linked to the 2014-15 Sphinx cyber espionage campaign, which was launched by the threat group APT-C-15 to target PC users in the Middle East.
A previously unknown cyber-espionage group called Sowbug has been found using the Felismus backdoor to spy on several South American and Pacific Rim national governments for the last several years.
Patent reveals firm wants to use billboards to collect people's information
An ex NSA spook has shown how to tap into a Mac's webcam without the user even knowing
Russian officials deny any state involvement in cyber-attacks on Geman parliament.
Following privacy concerns voiced by the Intelligence Security Committee about the Investigatory Powers Bill, The Home Office Secretary is set to offer concessions on the bill itself with an added privacy clause to limit 'unnecessary' spying.
According to Germany's domestic intelligence agency, Russia was most likely responsible for the major cyber-attack on the Bundestag last year, forcing computer systems to be on hiatus for days.
Germany's federal intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), spied on the embassies and interior departments of ally countries, and international non-governmental organisations, according to Der Spiegel.
An uptick in government surveillance requests in Mexico has privacy advocates troubled that the country does not have the supervision in place that it needs to protect sensitive information.
Trend Micro says the Russian APT group, Pawn Storm, has been spying on domestic targets, including the punk rock band known as Pussy Riot.