Apple Sued Pegasus Spyware maker NSO Group for Targeting over 1 Billion iPhone users

In India too, the investigation is going on regarding the espionage scandal spied through Pegasus. A separate team has been formed for this.
Apple Sued Pegasus Spyware maker NSO Group for Targeting over 1 Billion iPhone users

In India too, the investigation is going on regarding the espionage scandal spied through Pegasus. A separate team has been formed for this. The sword hangs over the NSO Group after thousands of activists, journalists and politicians were spied through Pegasus. Apple has sued Srail's company NSO Group, the maker of Pegasus spyware software. Apple has said that the NSO Group spied on its one billion iPhone users through Pegasus. It has also demanded from the court to block NSO Group.

The investigation is going on regarding the espionage scandal

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Image Credit: DB

The NSO Group is already in controversy over spying through Pegasus. In India too, the investigation is going on regarding the espionage scandal spied through Pegasus. A separate team has been formed for this. The sword hangs over the NSO Group after thousands of activists, journalists and politicians were spied through Pegasus. Just a few weeks ago, US officials blacklisted the NSO Group for restricting exports from American companies. Apple has said that this group has created special and high-end machinery for cyber-surveillance, which is for routine and massive abuse. "In order to prevent further abuse and harm to its users, Apple is seeking a permanent ban on the NSO Group from using any Apple software, services or devices," Apple said in a lawsuit filed in US federal court in California. Is."

Specific authorities to prevent terrorism and other crimes

NSO Group has denied the allegations like every time this time too. The group says that the software created by it is only used by specific authorities to prevent terrorism and other crimes. The group has once again denied the allegations of espionage. Apple has said that its 1.65 billion devices have been affected by Pegasus, including more than a billion iPhones. Before Apple, Facebook also sued NSO Group in 2019 for spying on WhatsApp.

The government of srail declared NSO Group as a private company

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Image Credit: NDTV

The Syrian government recently distanced itself from NSO, the maker of Pegasus spyware. The Israeli government has issued a statement saying that NSO is a private company and the government has nothing to do with it. Israel's Foreign Minister, Jair Lapid, attended a joint press conference with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and also Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the Prime Minister's Office on Saturday evening. Here he said, "NSO is a private company, it is not a government project and hence even though it is named, it has nothing to do with the policies of the Government of Israel."

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