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Israeli Spyware

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

Aug 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 now, and the Israel tour'.

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

Jul 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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


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 spyware

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

Jul 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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'', according to a notification issued by Lok Sabha Secretariat.


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 spying by the Israeli software led to 'death of freedom'.

24 July, 2021

Privacy Is A Myth: The Pegasus Sways

Devina Chandola

Anyone can make anyone worthy of intrusive surveillance


24 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Desk

'The whole notion of using this type of technology against civil society, or regime critics, or journalists, or anybody like that through extrajudicial means is always concerning,' Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Dean Thompson told reporters


22 July, 2021

Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

Pavan Duggal

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 other public figures.


22 July, 2021

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

Preetha Nair

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 Gupta tells Outlook.


21 July, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 around the world.


20 July, 2021

One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

Ruben Banerjee

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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?

Outlook Web Desk

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 confirmed the same to media outlets over the next few days.


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