FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, is surveillance software marketed by Gamma International, a software firm with a UK-based branch Gamma International Ltd in Andover, United Kingdom, and a Germany-based branch Gamma International GmbH in Munich which markets the spyware through law enforcement channels. Gamma International is a subsidiary of the Gamma Group, specializing in surveillance and monitoring, including equipment, software and training services, reportedly owned by William Louthean Nelson through a shell corporation in the British Virgin Islands.
Blue Coat got in the news when the Hacktivist cluster Telecomix released a 54GB censorship log that had been found on the Syrian domain. The data was collected from seven of 15 Bluecoat SG-9000 HTTP proxies used by Syrian government telco and ISP STE in #opSyria. This is not the first time that government tools end up in environments where the regime has the last word.