The stuff of spy movies #1

Reporters without borders (RSF) have a website on topic: surveillance.rsf.org/en/. The topic being malware that can be used to spy on you through your own computer. It is frightening and intriguing at the same time.

FinSpy/FinFisher

Used by governments (Bahrain, Ethiopia, …) to spy on citizens. Captures sensitive information through your computers devices (screen shots, internal microphone, webcam, key-stroke logging …). Created by an official company.

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Dark comet

Used by governments (Syria, …) to spy on citizens. It captures sensitive information through computer devices (internal microphone, webcam, key-stroke logging …). Created by a 22-year old “computer geek” to prove his cred.

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Link to software (I wouldn’t follow the link): darkcomet-rat.com/

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