Polish Watergate: government bought and used NSO’s Pegasus spying software illegally
Since Israeli-based NSO’s hacking software Pegasus was found to have been sold to questionable regimes, many countries have had their clandestine activities exposed.
The latest, in this line of misbehaving governments, is Poland’s nationalist government, trying to stem allegations that it im... Read more
Apple releases update fixing NSO spyware vulnerabilities
The vulnerabilities affects Macs, iPhones, iPads and Watches.
Apple released an urgent and critical security update for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Watch. The update comes after researchers with Citizen Lab discovered a zero-day, zero-click exploit from mercenary spyware company NSO Group.
The spy... Read more
NSO Pegasus software exploited iOS vulnerability to spy on activists
A new report says that the Israel-based cybersecurity company NSO Group Technologies was used by the Bahrain government to spy on people, using vulnerabilities in Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS.
The report comes from Citizen Lab and says that Bahrain used NSO software between June 2020 a... Read more
Amazon shuts down accounts and cloud infrastructure related to NSO Group
Amazon Web Services has shut down cloud infrastructure and accounts linked to the Israeli-based NSO group according to a news report by VICE on Monday.
Recent reports from The Washington Post and other publications revealed that NSO Group’s spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of... Read more
NSO Group software is being used to spy on journalists and activists
In the latest controversy involving NSO Group Technologies, an Israeli spyware company, it has been uncovered that the company made software that has been used to target activists and journalists.
In an investigation led and published by The Washington Post as well as 16 media partners, the NSO ... Read more
Google and Microsoft join Facebook’s legal battle against NSO
Tech giants file "friend of the court" brief that describes the Israeli firm as a menace.
Tech giants including Microsoft and Google joined Facebook’s legal battle against hacking company NSO, according to Reuters. The firms filed an amicus brief in federal court that claimed NSO's tools were ... Read more
WhatsApp sues Israeli company for spying on users
In May this year, WhatsApp was found to contain a vulnerability that allowed users to be eavesdropped on. Spyware from the Israeli company NSO Group was used for this purpose. The chat app has now taken the NSO Group to court because of the practices.
The NSO Group's spyware was found to be inst... Read more
Israeli NSO Group claims to be able to steal data from iCloud, Google Drive and OneDrive
The Israeli company NSO Group has told its customers that its technology can retrieve data from users of the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft. That's what sources familiar with the sales pitch to The Financial Times say.
The NSO Group is a company that develops spyware for go... Read more
Vulnerability in WhatsApp had hackers install spyware on phones
Hackers could inject commercial spyware developed by the Israeli company NSO Group into phones through a vulnerability in WhatsApp chat app. That's what The Financial Times reports. WhatsApp, a subsidiary of Facebook, discovered the vulnerability in early May.
At the beginning of this month, the co... Read more