A connection has been made between the hacker who took down Hacking Team and the individual responsible for exfiltrating 40GB of data from Gamma International last year.

The hacker was revealed to be PhineasFisher who claimed responsibility for hacking Gamma International, makers of FinFisher surveillance software, last year. However, attempts to get further information from the hacker were unsuccessful.

Meanwhile, the hack is reverberating around the world as researchers delve into the files that have been made available for download via torrent.

Security experts are already drawing lessons from the incident, such as ways to implement File Integrity Monitoring and host intrusion detection.


Read the full article on SC Magazine UK here.



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