Articles about NSO Group
13 Sep 2021
Will pass order without Centre's affidavit: SC reserves Pegasus judgment
The Supreme Court Monday reserved interim orders on a batch of petitions in the Pegasus surveillance case.
07 Sep 2021
Pegasus case: Supreme Court adjourns hearing till September 13
The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on a plea seeking an investigation into the Pegasus surveillance scandal.
25 Aug 2021
Supreme Court to pass comprehensive order on Pegasus next week
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will pass a comprehensive order on the Pegasus surveillance scandal next week.
17 Aug 2021
Pegasus: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.
16 Aug 2021
Pegasus row: Centre to set up probe committee; denies allegations
In an affidavit submitted before the Supreme Court, the Centre has "unequivocally" denied allegations that the government used military-grade spyware Pegasus to hack the phones of journalists, lawyers, and activists.
05 Aug 2021
Pegasus case: Snooping allegations serious if true, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the allegations emerging in the Pegasus snooping scandal are serious if they are correct.
03 Aug 2021
Editors Guild of India approaches SC seeking probe into Pegasus
The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking a probe into alleged surveillance mounted on Indian citizens by using the Pegasus spyware.
30 Jul 2021
Union Minister calls Pegasus scandal 'non-issue'; says Opposition's behavior 'unfortunate'
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi Friday said the Pegasus spyware controversy was a "non-issue" and the government will only discuss issues related to people.
31 Jul 2021
Amid Pegasus row, LS rushes 5 bills in 44 mins
The Monsoon Session of Parliament has seen repeated disruptions amid protests by the Opposition over the Pegasus spyware controversy.
30 Jul 2021
SC to hear plea seeking probe into Pegasus next week
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the petition filed by journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar seeking a probe into the Pegasus snooping scandal.
27 Jul 2021
Journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar move SC over Pegasus scandal
Senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar have approached the Supreme Court seeking an independent investigation into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.
26 Jul 2021
Former BSF chief, Arvind Kejriwal's aide feature on Pegasus list
The former chief of the Border Security Force (BSF), a senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer, a retired Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) officer, and two former Army officials were among potential targets for surveillance through the Pegasus spyware, The Wire reported on Monday.
23 Jul 2021
Here's what Amnesty really said about the Pegasus controversy
Global human rights group Amnesty International said in an official statement that it fully stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project.
22 Jul 2021
Pegasus: Amnesty says never claimed leaked numbers were actually hacked
Human rights group Amnesty International said in a fresh statement that it never claimed the controversial list of phone numbers leaked over the weekend were actually spied on using the Pegasus spyware.
21 Jul 2021
Pegasus row: Parliamentary panel to question Centre on July 28
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary Committee on Information and Technology (IT) will take up the Pegasus scandal for inquiry on July 28.
21 Jul 2021
Congress government in Karnataka fell due to Pegasus, says party
The phone numbers of those linked to the former Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress government in Karnataka were reportedly surveilled at the time when the coalition government crumbled in 2019.
19 Jul 2021
Governments need to hold NSO's spyware Pegasus accountable: WhatsApp CEO
WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart on Sunday criticized the controversial spyware Pegasus for its alleged role in breaching the privacy of individuals by hacking their mobile phones across the globe.
19 Jul 2021
'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy
Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Information Technology, today said in the Parliament that the "Pegasus Project" is an attempt to malign our democracy and its institutions.
19 Jul 2021
Phones of politicians, journalists reportedly hacked; Indian government denies involvement
India is committed to safeguarding the right to privacy of all its citizens, the central government said late on Sunday, responding to reports that mobile numbers of hundreds of Indians were hacked using a spyware.
26 Apr 2020
Israeli firm spied on WhatsApp users via US servers: Facebook
In a shocking development, Facebook has accused Israeli security firm NSO Group of using servers located in the US to launch a coordinated spyware attack on hundreds of users of WhatsApp, its main messaging service.
29 Nov 2019
After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp
WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.
19 Nov 2019
Want to keep your WhatsApp chats safe? Update app now
A few weeks after the NSO Group debacle (wherein a malware was injected into WhatsApp for snooping), the messaging service is facing flak for another vulnerability in its system, a bug that hackers can exploit to snoop on your phone.
11 Nov 2019
Leaving WhatsApp after hack? Other chat apps aren't secure either
The recent WhatsApp attack that compromised private chats of as many as 1,400 people, including Indian activists and journalists, has triggered a wave of departures.
03 Nov 2019
121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert
Even as Indian authorities previously claimed that WhatsApp failed to alert them about a privacy breach by Israeli spyware, the Facebook-owned company reportedly issued two notifications in May and September.
02 Nov 2019
Alerted Indian government about privacy breach, says WhatsApp; Centre denies
On Friday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp clarified that it had informed Indian authorities about a privacy breach on its platform in May.
31 Oct 2019
Several Indian activists, journalists targeted by Israeli WhatsApp spyware
In a shocking disclosure, WhatsApp has revealed that Israeli spyware Pegasus was used to snoop on the messages of several Indian journalists and activists.
30 Oct 2019
WhatsApp is suing an Israeli firm for spying on users
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has sued Israeli security firm NSO Group for developing and injecting malware into its messaging service and using the same for spying on over 1,400 people.
05 Oct 2019
Critical Android vulnerability affects Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi smartphones
In a major incident, Google's security researchers have flagged critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability, in the company's own Android operating system.
19 Aug 2019
This iPhone lightning cable can hack your PC: Here's how
Often, hackers use malicious USB drives to break into a computer and steal files from it.
20 Jul 2019
This tool can steal data from iCloud, Google Drive
An Israeli company, by the name of NSO Group, is selling a dangerous hacking tool, one that can be used to mine your personal files from Google Drive and iCloud.
16 May 2019
WhatsApp breach: How to secure your app on Android, iOS
WhatsApp, which enjoys a strong user base of over a billion users, was recently targeted by hackers, attacking mobile phones through the voice calling functionality of the app.
14 May 2019
Update WhatsApp! Attackers injecting spyware through a single voice call
If you don't want your phone to be taken over by hackers, update WhatsApp immediately.