Apple sued the makers of the Pegasus spy software. This is another blow on the NSO Group

Apple sued the makers of the Pegasus spy software.  This is another blow on the NSO GroupApple has always praised the high level of security and privacy in smartphones from the iPhone family. No wonder that the actions of the NSO Group’s surveillance tool are not to the company’s taste. Pegasus, as the software is called, is used to “spy” on citizens, but it is not only in the name of fighting terrorism. Through it, governments also follow journalists, politicians and even clergy. Of course, the creation of the NSO Group even dealt with Apple smartphones and this was the subject of a lawsuit brought by the company at the helm of Tim Cook. The Israelis are accused of direct attacks on popular mobile devices in the Apple iPhone family.

The makers of Pegasus spy software have to deal with Apple’s lawsuit over hacking iPhone smartphones. NSO Group with further problems in the United States.

Apple sued the makers of the Pegasus spy software.  This is another blow on the NSO Group [1]

Metadata and data – a treasury of knowledge about us and our habits

Just a few days ago, we reported that the NSO Group was blacklisted by the US Department of Commerce, and thus – the company cannot cooperate with American entities. Apparently, this was the final signal for Apple to file a lawsuit that had been prepared in recent months. The document includes accusations of hacking on smartphones from the Apple iPhone family using the technology of the aforementioned company. Pegasus software is mainly used by government agencies, but it is uncertain whether the tool falls into the hands of terrorists.

Apple sued the makers of the Pegasus spy software.  This is another blow on the NSO Group [2]

A Bluetooth vulnerability could track the location of any Android and iOS smartphone

According to Apple, the operation of Pegasus cannot be effectively controlled, and thus the tool can simply be dangerous to users of the devices under attack. The company firmly demands the cessation of activities allowing to spy on people using the giant’s system platforms. Interestingly, this is not the first charge against the NSO Group. As early as 2019, the Israelis had to deal with a lawsuit brought by WhatsApp, which currently belongs to Meta. The accusations concerned attacks on more than 1,400 users.

Source: The Washington Post


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