Identified by Google, an Israeli spyware company has enabled government hacking of social media and email accounts of over 100 journalists, activists, and others.
From If Americans Knew founder, Alison Weir. Hackers have been perpetrating a distributed brute force attack on our site – there have been over 3,000 failed login attempts from around the world! At the same time, YouTube has removed 2 of our videos and restricted our latest one – see it here… Please help us overcome these attacks!
Mexican and UAE investigative journalists and human rights defenders have had their smartphones hacked by a secretive Israeli-made system. An infected phone gives the perpetrator access to movements and location, emails, WhatsApp messages, and passwords, and can even turn on the phone’s camera and microphone.