“… Gamma is far from the only such company. Governmental surveillance is a thriving market—worth about $5 billion annually, according to the Wall Street Journal. Firms such as the German Trovicor and Vupen, from France, also deal in “government grade exploits.” …”
36 governments (including Canada’s) are now using sophisticated software to spy on their citizens
This has been all over the net the last couple days.
“Mozilla accuses Finfisher makers of ‘hiding’ under name
BBC News-22 hours ago
The Mozilla Foundation has accused UK software group Gamma International of falsely associating one of its products with the Firefox name.
FinFisher spy kit’s C&C servers are popping up around the world
Help Net Security-4 hours ago
Mozilla: UK spyware company hijacking our brand
Sydney Morning Herald-14 hours ago
Spyware used by governments poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry
-Ars Technica-22 hours ago”