Best Infosec-Related Long Reads for the Week, 9/16/23
'Insane' and unstoppable new spyware tool, Buenos Aires' dystopian facial recognition system, State Department's early cyber warning system, UK lord's fight to protect E2E, NIST's CSF 2.0 is a bust
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Revealed: Israeli Cyber Firms Have Developed an 'Insane' New Spyware Tool. No Defense Exists
Haaretz’s Omer Benjakob walks through an investigation by Haaretz Magazine and the paper’s National Security & Cyber digital investigation desk of how “a new and disturbing cyber and espionage industry” has come into being in Israel that turns advertisements “into tools of war on the digital battlefield,” leveraging ads for offensive purposes, including spyware infections.
One of these companies is Insanet, whose existence is being made public here for the first time. As its name suggests, it possesses insane capabilities, a…
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