NSO Group’s Pegasus was installed in a zero-click exploit: iOS users should patch. Vermillion Strike hits Linux systems. Enforcing the law against cybercrime.

CyberWire Daily

By CyberWire, Inc.

NSO Group’s Pegasus was installed in a zero-click exploit: iOS users should patch. Vermillion Strike hits Linux systems. Enforcing the law against cybercrime.

Tuesday, 14 September

Citizen Lab finds, and Apple patches, a zero-day used for zero-click installation of Pegasus spyware. A Cobalt Strike beacon has been turned to cyberespionage use against Linux targets. The Russian government could, it seems, take action against cybercrime, but its will-to-enforcement seems to be inconsistent. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS with more on Apple's CSAM controversy, our guest is Mel Shakir from Dreamit Ventures on selling to CISOs, and their customer sprints. REvil makes nice with grumpy affiliates. And criminals’ commitment to the common good seems weak. That’s not a surprise, is it? For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing: https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/177
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