Linux and macOS Versions of Commercial ‘Malware’ FinSpy Found Online by Amnesty International


Amnesty International revealed the existence of Linux and macOS variants of FinSpy, a commercially available spy suite used extensively by threat actors, as well as law enforcement agencies and government from around the world.

Criminals are not responsible for all spyware, and FinSpy is just one example of a commercial solution aiming at fulfilling the same tasks. The only difference is that governments are the usual clients. Unfortunately, these tools sometimes fall into the wrong hands and can be used aggressively by hackers or state actors looking to crack down on the opposition.

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