Researchers link smartphone hacking group Dark Caracal to Lebanese government

Tom Allen
clock
Cute but deadly - to privacy
Image:

Cute but deadly - to privacy

Dark Caracal has been targetting smartphones worldwide since 2012

As the cyber landscape evolves and the barriers to entry come down, new actors have entered the scene - including, allegedly, Lebanon, which has apparently been able to turn thousands of Android phones...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Privacy

Cabinet Office issued £500,000 fine by ICO over New Year Honours data breach

Cabinet Office fined £500,000 by ICO over New Year Honours data breach

Sir Elton John and cricketer Ben Stokes are among individuals affected by the breach

clock 03 December 2021 • 2 min read
Clearview AI faces possible £17m fine for violating Britain's privacy laws

Clearview AI faces possible £17m fine for violating Britain's privacy laws

The ICO has issued a provisional notice to the company to stop further processing of the personal data of people in the UK

clock 30 November 2021 • 3 min read
Government to axe NHSX and NHS Digital

Government to axe NHSX and NHS Digital

Digital leadership is currently split across NHSE, NHSX and NHS Digital

clock 23 November 2021 • 3 min read