Israeli-made Pegasus spyware has reportedly targeted more than 60 people linked to the Catalan separatist movement, says Canadian digital rights group.
The breaches were not authorised by a Spanish judge and resulted in a significant amount of data being obtained from the mobile phones of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Defence Minister Margarita Robles.
The European Data Protection Supervisor says the use of Pegasus might lead to an "unprecedented level of intrusiveness, able to interfere with the most intimate aspects of our daily lives."
Israel's police, accused by rights groups of using notorious Pegasus hacking spyware, find evidence pointing to improper use of sophisticated spyware by its force to snoop on citizens' phones.
A “state actor” could be responsible for the hacks, according to the Nordic country's spy chief.
A private company in search of profits or a state asset masquerading as a legitimate business - what role did the NSO Group play in furthering Israeli diplomacy?
An initial investigation is launched following a local media report about misuse of the Pegasus spyware on the country's citizens by the Israeli police.
Researchers from Citizen Lab have identified a Pegasus operator working almost exclusively in El Salvador following critical government reports published by an independent news site.
Tel Aviv reviews cyber export policy after back-to-back reports that NSO spyware was being used to hack into the phones of journalists, lawmakers, and rights activists in several countries including US and India.
Lawsuit filed against NSO Group and its parent company OSY Technologies for alleged surveillance and targeting of Apple iPhones with its Pegasus spyware.
Recent reports of the Israeli army’s facial recognition program and the NSO Group’s hacking of activists highlights the ongoing digital repression meted out against Palestinians.
The revelation, disclosed by security researchers, marks the first known instance of Palestinian activists being targeted by the Israeli NSO Group spyware.
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