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NSO Group spyware used to target widow of Mexican journalist, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The text messages sent to the widow, who is also a journalist, were laced with exploits that would have turned her phone into a multifaceted surveillance device.

NSO Group founders buy back their spyware company

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

NSO Group says its spyware is for hunting terrorists, but the surveillance software has also been used to target journalists and dissidents.

How sloppy OPSEC gave researchers an inside look at the exploit industry

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

New information from Lookout has given the public unique insights into how nation-states buy and develop surveillance exploits.

NSO Group spyware used against two Mexican journalists following assassination

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Pegasus is sold by NSO Group, an Israeli digital arms dealer that provides governments with tools meant only to help combat terrorism and criminal activity. But a growing body of research provides evidence that Pegasus increasingly is used by repressive governments to stifle investigative journalism, anti-corruption watchdogs and forms of political dissent.

Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

An infamous brand of mobile spyware may be operating in 45 countries as part of a sprawling footprint that could enable human rights abuses, according to a new report.

Report: Powerful spyware used to target Amnesty International employee and Saudi activist

by Ryan Duffy • 9 months ago

It looks to be another instance of Pegasus, the mobile spyware from NSO Group.

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