Saturday, February 4, 2023

Pegasus

US Supreme Court gives nod to WhatsApp lawsuit over ‘Pegasus’ spyware

The US Supreme Court has declined to block a WhatsApp lawsuit that alleged that Israeli spyware maker NSO Group unlawfully accessed WhatsApp servers when installing Pegasus on users' devices. NBC News reported that the SC turned away NSO Group's appeal...

SC panel: 5 out of 29 mobiles examined infected with malware, no conclusive proof of Pegasus

The Pegasus panel in its report submitted in the Supreme Court said the presence of controversial Israeli spyware Pegasus was not conclusively established in 29 mobile phones examined, and also the Government of India did not cooperate in the...

Forget Pegasus, new spyware ‘Hermit’ now being used by govts

New Delhi: Cyber-security researchers have unearthed a new enterprise-grade Android spyware called 'Hermit' that is being used by the governments via SMS messages to target high-profile people like business executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics and government officials. The team...

Pegasus row: Supreme Court agrees to Solicitor General submission

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday, instead of Wednesday, a batch of pleas alleging use of Israeli spyware for surveillance of certain people in India, after taking note of the submissions of the Solicitor General that he...

Pegasus row: Govt files affidavit in SC

NEW DELHI, AUG 16 (PTI): The Centre on Monday asserted it had “nothing to hide” in the Pegasus snooping allegations and that a panel of experts will be set up to examine all issues raised even as the Supreme...