Forced Entry: NSO Group Spies Secretly Seized Control of Apple Devices by Exploiting Flaw in Code

Apple has released an emergency software update to fix a security flaw in its iPhones and other products researchers found was being exploited by the Israeli-based NSO Group to infect the devices with its Pegasus spyware. The security exploit exposes “widespread abuse that we have associated with NSO Group and other companies like it,” says Ronald Deibert, director of the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, which discovered the security flaw. “This is … the most important crisis around global civil society right now.” Over 1.65 billion Apple products in use around the globe have been vulnerable to the spyware since at least March. Source link

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SEIZE SQUAD: Muslim Mafia Boss’ £10m Property Empire SEIZED by Britain’s NCA

A MUSLIM Mafia boss with links to serious criminals has lost his vast property empire worth nearly £10m after a National Crime Agency investigation.The agency secured an Unexplained Wealth Order against eight properties owned by 40-year-old Mansoor ‘Manni’ Mahmood Hussain, formerly of Sandmoor Drive in Leeds.The UWO – part of the UK’s armoury in the fight against illicit finance – was the first one obtained solely on an individual’s alleged involvement in serious organised crime.He submitted 127 lever arch folders and a 76-page statement to explain where his money came from for the properties – but he inadvertently gave NCA investigators clues to make a bigger case against…

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