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India seeks answers from WhatsApp after cyberespionage

Nov 01, 2019 - 10:08 AM

While the government asks WhatsApp to explain the nature of the breach, opposition leaders accuse authorities of invading citizens' privacy


Facts about NSO Group, the Israeli firm accused of cyber espionage

Oct 30, 2019 - 8:40 AM

NSO Group produces Pegasus, a highly invasive tool that can reportedly switch on a target's cell phone camera and microphone and access data on it, effectively turning the phone into a pocket spy

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WhatsApp sues Israeli firm NSO over cyber espionage

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:23 AM

The suit filed in a California federal court contends that NSO Group tried to infect approximately 1,400 "target devices" with malicious software to steal valuable information from those using the messaging app

Israel spyware firm can mine data from social media – Financial Times

Jul 19, 2019 - 9:12 PM

The Financial Times writes that NSO group had 'told buyers its technology can surreptitiously scrape all of an individual’s data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, according to people familiar with its sales pitch'

Amnesty International alleges 'hostile' government behind spyware attack

Aug 01, 2018 - 10:14 PM

The group says one of its staff received a suspicious WhatsApp message by smartphone, containing a link that – if downloaded – would have installed Pegasus, a sophisticated surveillance tool developed by Israel-based NSO Group

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. The logo of NGO Amnesty International is projected onto the Palais Bourbon, the seat of the French national assembly, late on June 18, 2018. File photo by Geoffroy van der Hasselt/AFP