So far, the operation of Pegasus has hit the owners of Android smartphones the most, but the iPhones have not remained intact. Apple incl. is pressing its users to update the system to iOS 15, because this version is to be resistant to this type of software. But the American giant decided to fight the Israelis on a larger scale.
The rest of the material under the podcast window Technically speaking:
Perhaps to the surprise of many, Apple decided to sue the NSO Group. Moreover, he decides to allocate $ 10 million to security researchers. According to Craig Federighi, vice president of software engineering at Apple, the threats affect a small number of the company’s customers, but this one still places a strong emphasis on their security, hence this and no other step.
The NSO Group itself has been blacklisted by the US Department of Commercewhich means the company cannot trade with US entities. The lawsuit itself has not been prepared since yesterday, and the document contains a number of accusations of hacking into Apple devices.
Let us remind you that the Pegasus system became particularly famous in July this year, when it became known that the software was used on a large scale, e.g. to spy on journalists of many countries.
At the same time, we would like to remind you that the Tech Awards 2021 plebiscite is underway, in which you choose the best smartphones, TVs, games and other new technologies. There are special prizes for voting!