The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of st...
Nicole PerlrothInterpol telling me this Reuter’s story is inaccurate:
Dear Ms Perlroth,
As per our statement there are, and were, no plans at this time for the INTERPOL General Secretariat to issue a statement in relation to encryption.
Recent revelations in India show that the threat from the company’s spyware to activists and journalists isn’t limited to autocratic regimes.
Nicole PerlrothNew: We tracked down NSO Group’s targets in India. What we discovered is that even countries with passing scores on human rights will use this spyware to track journalists and human rights lawyers, given the chance. nytimes.com/2019/11/09/tec… with @vindugoel
The Justice Department’s charges raised questions about the security of technology companies.
Nicole PerlrothAfter @Twitter op, Saudis started hacking directly into dissidents' phones via spyware. MBS' surveillance efforts are getting more aggressive, sources say, after Khashoggi's murder. By looking away, WH told "KSA that they are held to a very long leash."
In a federal lawsuit, the messaging service said the firm had targeted 1,400 WhatsApp accounts, including 100 journalists and human-rights activists.
Nicole PerlrothNEW: In a first of its kind case, WhatsApp is suing NSO Group for abusing its product and human rights abuse after discovering 1400 WhatsApp users were targeted with NSO's spyware, including- no surprise here-- 100 journalists, human rights activists.
There are half as many African lions than there were 25 years ago. Conservation programs aim to protect the disappearing species by promoting human-lion cohabitation across the African savanna.
Nicole PerlrothAs you head to Lion King, consider that there are now half as many lions as there were the last time the film came out. My brother @Paulix talks to @NatGeo about their disappearance and what we can all do about it. #ProtectThePride
“It’s going to be staggering, the amount of names,” says a person involved with litigation against Epstein. “It’s going to be contagion numbers.”
Nicole PerlrothIt’s only been a week and a half since Epstein was arrested, and the distractor in chief has everyone talking about Omar. Meanwhile: “It’s going to be staggering, the amount of names. It’s going to be contagion numbers.”
The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.
Nicole PerlrothOver the past few months, @SangerNYT and I learned Cyber Command has stepped up attacks on the Russian grid. Some say that after years of Russian attacks on the US grid, it’s long overdue. Others said this marks a dangerous escalation
Nicole PerlrothIncredible: In June 2014, Anthony Bourdain created an anonymous profile on reddit.com – username "NooYawkCity" – and started posting regularly on the brazilian jiu jitsu subreddit. Over 4 years, Bourdain posted 80 times. The posts are pure Bourdain. #imisshim twitter.com/dotMudge/statu…
Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections.
Nicole PerlrothNEW: One year out from 2020, presidential candidates face legal roadblocks to acquiring the tools and assistance necessary to defend against the phishing attacks and disinformation campaigns that plagued the 2016 presidential campaign.
American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing.
Nicole PerlrothNEW: Baltimore was hit with an NSA hacking tool that is being used to hijack U.S. cities. @ScottShaneNYT and I spent months looking into the origins of EternalBlue, a stolen NSA weapon that is popping up in more and more attacks across the country.
Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future.
Nicole PerlrothNYTimes showing how it's done. A side-by-side of Pelosi's real remarks with Trump's edited disinformation hit job. Please let this be the new standard. cc: Every media outlet everywhere.