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Google finds evidence of spyware ‘Hermit’ being used, warns Android victims




has found strong evidence that enterprise-grade spyware called ‘Hermit’ is being used via SMS messages to target high-profile users.


The tech giant has warned all victims and implemented changes in Play Protect.


Cyber-security researchers last week unearthed ‘Hermit’ that is being used by the governments via SMS messages to target high-profile people like business executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics and government officials.


“Based on our analysis, the spyware, which we named ‘Hermit’ is likely developed by Italian spyware vendor RCS Lab and Tykelab Srl, a telecommunications solutions company we suspect to be operating as a front company,” the researchers from cyber-security company Lookout Threat Lab had said in a blog post.


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