Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International have partnered to create and release a free and open source tool for detecting traces of known surveillance spyware on Windows computers.
The Mobile Pwn2Own 2014 hacking competition, held at the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo, Japan, was concluded on Thursday, and not one of the targeted phones has survived completely unscathed.
Microsoft has closed a great many flaws, including a 0-day abused by the Sandworm team, in November's Patch Tuesday.
The news that Chinese Apple users have been targeted with an unprecedented type of malware that compromises both machines running OS X and devices running iOS has resounded across the Internet on Thursday.
The Sandworm vulnerability has been patched, but unfortunately attackers have discovered a way to bypass the patch and continue with their targeted attacks.