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Morgan Marquis-Boire is a former director of security for First Look Media and was a contributing writer to The Intercept.
A group of cybersecurity researchers thought the Trump Organization used a secret server to communicate with Russia’s largest private commercial bank. Here’s what’s wrong with that claim.
Someone tried to infect famed Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman and journalist Jorge Lanata with spyware. But we’ve linked the attacker’s server to a broader campaign of spying.
Journalist Andre Meister tells The Intercept the investigation only encourages him to continue — and perhaps accelerate — his work.
Hacking Team sold spyware to Ethiopia, Bahrain, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Azerbaijan and Turkey, while dismissing human rights and privacy concerns, internal emails show.
The controversial software allows users to remotely control suspects’ computers, recording calls, emails, keystrokes and even activating cameras, according to internal Hacking Team documents.