Gamma International

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2021
Experts observed for the first time FinFisher infections involving usage of a UEFI bootkit

Experts spotted a new variant of the FinFisher surveillance spyware that is able to hijack and replace the Windows UEFI bootloader to infect Windows machines. Malware researchers at Kaspersky have spotted a new improvement of the infamous commercial FinSpy surveillance spyware (also known as Wingbird), it can now hijack and replace the Windows UEFI (Unified […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 21, 2017
ISPs in at least two countries were involved in delivering surveillance FinFisher Spyware

Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a surveillance campaign using a new variant of FinFisher spyware, also known as FinSpy. Finfisher infected victims in seven countries and experts believe that in two of them the major internet providers have been involved. “New surveillance campaigns utilizing FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy and sold to governments and their […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2016
Motherboard shows us how surveillance software works

Surveillance is a profitable business, Motherboard has published a never-before-seen 10-minute video showing a live demo of a surveillance software. Recently, the iPhone hack carried out with the NSO Group‘s Pegasus raised the debate about the use of surveillance software. Who uses them? How? Are we able to defend our machines from a so invasive surveillance? NSO Group is […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 18, 2015
The number of Governments using the FinFisher Spyware is increased

A new research conducted by Citizen Lab revealed that the number of governments using the FinFisher surveillance software has increased. Researchers at Citizen Lab have been monitoring the use of surveillance tools like FinFisher over the past years reporting its use by totalitarian governments. The researchers tracked the physical locations of servers belonging to the control infrastructure used […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 08, 2014
Disclosed 40 GB of data of FinFisher government spyware related to alleged Gamma hack

A Hacker claims to have hacked the network of Gamma International firm and he has leaked docs related to the malware-for-government FinFisher. Earlier this week the British company Gamma International appears to have been hacked and a collection of files from its systems have been leaked on the Internet. The security firm is popular because it […]