The massive Twitter hack could be a global security crisis

The Verge

To speculate much further would be irresponsible, but Cox’s reporting suggests that this is not a garden-variety hack in which a bunch of people reused their passwords, or a hacker used social engineering to convince AT&T to swap a SIM card. A second prominent member of Catalan’s pro-independence movement said he was warned by researchers working with WhatsApp that his phone was targeted using spyware. The spyware was made by Israel’s NSO Group.