Researchers Uncover Government-Sponsored Mobile Hacking Group Operating Since 2012

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A global mobile espionage campaign collecting a trove of sensitive personal information from victims since at least 2012 has accidentally revealed itself—thanks to an exposed server on the open internet.

It’s one of the first known examples of a successful large-scale hacking operation of mobile phones rather than computers.

The advanced persistent threat (APT) group, dubbed Dark Caracal,

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