Thursday 4 November 2021

U.S. Blocks Trade with ‘Legal’ Pegasus Spyware Firm, NSO - Security Boulevard

U.S. Beef with Data Thief: What took you so long? The U.S. Commerce Dept. has finally blocked exports to the notorious NSO Group—makers of sophisticated “zero-click” spyware, Pegasus. This is a serious blow to NSO’s grubby business model.

Tuesday 2 November 2021

‘Trojan Source’ Makes Scary Headlines—But it’s Not New - Security Boulevard

Stick to Horses: Trojan Source “threatens the security of all code,” screams a widely shared article. Supposedly, this previously unknown attack on compilers allows open source code to hide malicious backdoors—thwarting all attempts to review it for vulnerabilities.