Amnesty International

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2019
Amnesty International filed a lawsuit against Israeli surveillance firm NSO

Amnesty International filed a lawsuit against Israeli surveillance firm NSO and fears its staff may be targeted by the company with its Pegasus spyware. The name NSO Group made the headlines last week after the disclosure of the WhatsApp flaw exploited by the company to remotely install its surveillance software. The Israeli firm is now […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2019
Amnesty International Hong Kong Office hit by state-sponsored attack

The Hong Kong office of Amnesty International has been hit by a long-running cyberattack carried out by China-linked hackers. Amnesty International’s Hong Kong office has been hit with a cyberattack launched by China-linked hackers. “This sophisticated cyber-attack underscores the dangers posed by state-sponsored hacking and the need to be ever vigilant to the risk of […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 02, 2018
Amnesty International employee targeted with NSO group surveillance malware

An employee at Amnesty International has been targeted with Israeli surveillance malware, the news was revealed by the human rights group. Amnesty International revealed that one of its employees was targeted with a surveillance malware developed by an Israeli firm. The human rights group published a report that provides details on the attack against its employee. The hacker […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2017
Operation Kingphish: Cyber Attacks against human rights activists in Qatar and Nepal

Amnesty International has recently uncovered a spear phishing campaign dubbed Operation Kingphish that targeted groups in Qatar and Nepal. Human rights organizations and journalists continue to be a privileged target of phishing campaigns that attempt to steal the Google credentials of the victims. The malicious messages try to lure victims into viewing documents online. Amnesty […]