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Apple sues NSO
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Wednesday, 24 November 2021 12:39

Apple sues NSO


Making money from our software security holes is our job

Fruity cargo cult Apple is furious that the Israeli surveillance company NSO has been making a viable business out of its poor software security.

Snowden calls for spyware moratorium
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Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11:44

Snowden calls for spyware moratorium


Because states really will want to disarm


Governments must impose a global moratorium on the international spyware trade or face a world in which no mobile phone is safe from state-sponsored hackers, according to former spook Edward Snowden.

Israeli spyware used to hack journalists, government officials and human rights activists
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NSO tool widely abused

The NSO hacking tool, which the Israeli company insists is only flogged to governments and law enforcement was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, government officials and human rights activists.

Facebook sues NSO
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Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:44

Facebook sues NSO


WhatsApp hack

Social networking site Facebook sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.