This illustration photograph taken on October 30, 2023, shows the Meta (former Facebook) logo. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images)

Meta details actions against eight spyware firms

Details about the spyware firms, based in Italy, Spain and the UAE, were shared by the social media giant in its quarterly adversary threat report.
An Israeli woman uses her iPhone in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO group, on August 28, 2016, in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv. -(Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Apple ramps up war on spyware, a growing digital scourge

An Apple representative said that the company has alerted potential victims of highly targeted mercenary spyware in 150 countries.
The Facebook logo is displayed next to a screen showing that the Facebook website is down on October 04, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Social media applications Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing a global outage that started before 9 a.m. (P.S.T.) on Monday morning. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook blames networking issues, not a cyberattack, for long downtime

Smoke doesn't always mean fire.