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MEPs accuse several member states of spyware usage

MEPs accuse several member states of spyware usage

The MEP in charge of the probe is highly critical of some of the bloc's members. The lead lawmaker investigating the use of spyware in Europe is calling out several powerful European politicians, according to a report in POLITICO. The investigation is headed by Sophie in ’t Veld, a Dutch M... Read more

date29 days ago
MEPs want Brussels to have more power over spyware regulation

MEPs want Brussels to have more power over spyware regulation

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) want to curb the rampant use and abuse of spyware in the bloc. MEPs are planning to propose that Brussels be given broad and overriding powers to enforce laws aimed at curbing improper use of spyware. They claim that a 'federal-style' mandate is needed b... Read more

date1 month ago
At least five European member states use Pegasus for espionage

At least five European member states use Pegasus for espionage

Pegasus spyware is used by at least five European member states. Its developer, NSO Group, is under investigation by the European Union. The parliament wants to know if and how the spyware is used in Europe. In 2020, over 70 journalists proved that several governments use Pegasus to eavesdrop on... Read more

date5 months ago
Google warns of Italian spyware on iOS and Android

Google warns of Italian spyware on iOS and Android

Security specialists from Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) and Project Zero discovered a new spyware variant for iOS and Android. The spyware was developed by RCS Lab, an Italian company. According to the security specialists, the spyware has surfaced on the smartphones of victims in Italy a... Read more

date6 months ago
Investigation: NSO Group spyware used to target 10 Downing Street

Investigation: NSO Group spyware used to target 10 Downing Street

The spyware can turn a phone into a listening device. Research group Citizen Lab has found that spyware made by NSO Group Ltd. was used to target a device connected to the network of 10 Downing Street, the office and residence of Britain’s prime minister. Israel-based NSO Group is the devel... Read more

date8 months ago
REUTERS: Senior EU officials were targeted with Israeli spyware

REUTERS: Senior EU officials were targeted with Israeli spyware

At least 5 EU officials were attacked by hacking tools thought to have come from the Israeli NSO Group Senior officials at the European Commission were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to two EU officials and documentation reviewed by Reute... Read more

date8 months ago
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