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Pegasus Row: SC Extends Time For Submitting Probe Report On Use Of Israeli Spyware

Pegasus Row: SC Extends Time For Submitting Probe Report On Use Of Israeli Spyware

Standard operating procedure for testing the 'infected devices' will be finalised too, it said, adding the probe by the technical committee may be over by the May end and then the supervisory judge would be making a report for the perusal of the bench.

20 May 2022
‘Illegal Snooping Using Pegasus Amounts To Treason’: Congress

‘Illegal Snooping Using Pegasus Amounts To Treason’: Congress

According to the report in The New York Times, the Israeli spyware Pegasus and a missile system were the "centerpieces" of a roughly USD 2-billion deal of...

29 January 2022

Hungary Admits To Using NSO Group's Pegasus Spyware

A lawmaker from Hungary's ruling party has acknowledged the Interior Ministry bought and used Pegasus spy software. While he said no laws were broken, minutes...

‘Don’t Want To Get Into India’s Domestic Matters’: Israel’s New Ambassador To India On Pegasus Row

‘Don’t Want To Get Into India’s Domestic Matters’: Israel’s New Ambassador To India On Pegasus Row

Naor Gilon, new Israeli ambassador to India statement comes day after the Supreme Court announced the setting up of an expert panel to look into the Pegasus...

28 October 2021

Bombay HC Issues Notice On PIL Questioning State Officials' 2019 Israel Tour

The petition filed by Laxman Bura and Digamber said that there was apparently 'a nexus between the phone tapping cases, which are a matter of public knowledge...

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30 July 2021
Israel Raids Pegasus Maker NSO Group’s Offices, Company Claims It Was Only A ‘Visit’

Israel Raids Pegasus Maker NSO Group’s Offices, Company Claims It Was Only A ‘Visit’

Israel Defence Minister Benny Gantz said his country is investigating the Pegasus matter ‘with the utmost seriousness’.


29 July 2021
Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase...


27 July 2021
Will Interrogate Govt Officials On The 'Most Important' Pegasus Snooping Issue: Shashi Tharoor

Will Interrogate Govt Officials On The 'Most Important' Pegasus Snooping Issue: Shashi Tharoor

The 32-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, for which the listed agenda is ''Citizens' data security and privacy'',...


25 July 2021
Shiv Sena Compares Pegasus Snooping With Hiroshima Bombing, Asks Who Paid For It

Shiv Sena Compares Pegasus Snooping With Hiroshima Bombing, Asks Who Paid For It

In his weekly column 'Rokhthok' in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut MP said while the attack on the Japanese city had resulted in death of people, the...


24 July 2021
Privacy Is A Myth: The Pegasus Sways

Privacy Is A Myth: The Pegasus Sways

Anyone can make anyone worthy of intrusive surveillance


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24 July 2021
Millions Sleep Well, Walk Safely Due To Technologies Like Pegasus, Says NSO

Millions Sleep Well, Walk Safely Due To Technologies Like Pegasus, Says NSO

The NSO's statement has come amidst the raging controversy over its surveillance software Pegasus.


24 July 2021
US Shows Concern Over Use Of Spying Technology Against Civil Society, Regime Critics And Journalists

US Shows Concern Over Use Of Spying Technology Against Civil Society, Regime Critics And Journalists

'The whole notion of using this type of technology against civil society, or regime critics, or journalists, or anybody like that through extrajudicial means...


22 July 2021
Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

The Pegasus controversy has actually thrown up some very interesting cyber legal questions.


22 July 2021
Pegasus Spyware: French President Macron Was Not A Target, Says Israeli Company NSO

Pegasus Spyware: French President Macron Was Not A Target, Says Israeli Company NSO

Earlier, Morocco's government denied reports that the country's security forces may have used spyware to eavesdrop on the cellphones of France's president and...


22 July 2021
Pegasus Scandal: High Level Independent Investigation Needed, Says Cyber Security Expert

Pegasus Scandal: High Level Independent Investigation Needed, Says Cyber Security Expert

Hacking is a crime and no exemption is given either for government or for private persons in the application of this law, Internet Freedom Foundation's Apar...


21 July 2021
Pegasus Spyware: How Does It Work, Is Your Phone At Risk?

Pegasus Spyware: How Does It Work, Is Your Phone At Risk?

According to reports Sunday, an Israeli corporation accused of delivering spyware to governments has been linked to a list of 50,000 smartphone numbers from...


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20 July 2021
One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

Simple government denials will not be sufficient in laying this scandal to rest.


20 July 2021
Pegasus Controversy: Opposition Demands Probe And Sacking Of Amit Shah

Pegasus Controversy: Opposition Demands Probe And Sacking Of Amit Shah

The demand for a probe came from opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC, NCP, Left parties, RJD and Shiv Sena.


19 July 2021
Pegasus Spying: Shiv Sena Demands Clarification From PM Modi, Amit Shah

Pegasus Spying: Shiv Sena Demands Clarification From PM Modi, Amit Shah

Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut said Pegasus spying issue shows the country's 'government and administration is weak.'


18 July 2021
Explainer: What Is Pegasus And What Has WhatsApp Got To Do With It?

Explainer: What Is Pegasus And What Has WhatsApp Got To Do With It?

Pegasus is a spyware that was developed by an Israeli "cyber weapons" company named NSO Group.


21 December 2020
'Zero Click' Spyware Targets Phones Of Al-Jazeera Journalists: Sources

'Zero Click' Spyware Targets Phones Of Al-Jazeera Journalists: Sources

The malware infected the personal phones of 36 journalists, producers, anchors and executives at Al-Jazeera


07 November 2019
Committee To Protect Journalists Issues 'Safety Advisory' To Guard Phones Against Snooping

Committee To Protect Journalists Issues 'Safety Advisory' To Guard Phones Against Snooping

The CPJ advisory comes less than a week after WhatsApp revealed that Israeli spyware, Pegasus, was used to spy on activists and journalists, many of whom...


03 November 2019
WhatsApp Snooping Row: 'BJP Is Bharatiya <em>Jasoos</em> Party, Says Congress

WhatsApp Snooping Row: 'BJP Is Bharatiya Jasoos Party, Says Congress

'It is, thus, clear that the BJP government including the Ministry of Information Technology, was fully aware of the cell phones hack in April-May 2019,' says...


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