How Two Amateur Sleuths Looked for FinSpy Software – NYTimes.com

On Thursday, one day after security researchers disclosed that FinSpy, an elusive, off-the-shelf surveillance software, was spying on computers and mobile phones from servers in as many as 15 countries, the servers began to go dark.One by one, servers in Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia and Mongolia disappeared. Another in Bahrain went down then appeared to quickly reincarnate elsewhere.The article on Friday in The New York Times outlines the use of the software around the world. The tale of how the two sleuths discovered it is an interesting one. Here are more of the details.

via How Two Amateur Sleuths Looked for FinSpy Software – NYTimes.com.

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