Pegasus Spyware

Pegasus order calls for cautious optimism

International targeted surveillance with a political agenda, to fulfil the interests of the market forces or of those who run the electoral autocracies, poses a civilisational threat.

published on : 15th November 2021

Mexico arrests businessman in Pegasus spyware case

In July, Mexico’s top security official said two previous administrations spent $61 million to buy Pegasus spyware. 

published on : 9th November 2021

Six Palestinian rights activists hacked by NSO spyware: Report

A successful Pegasus infection surreptitiously gives intruders access to everything a person stores and does on their phone, including real-time communications.

published on : 8th November 2021

MHA refers Siddaramaiah’s Pegasus plea to State

Sources close to Siddaramaiah said he may raise an objection to the letter as the matter pertains to ‘Centre and state subject’, which only the Centre can address.

published on : 7th November 2021

US puts new controls on Israeli spyware company NSO Group

Tech giant Facebook is currently suing NSO Group in U.S. federal court for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Pegasus spyware issue India's internal matter: Israeli envoy

His comments came following questions over allegations of unauthorised surveillance using Israeli NSO Group's spyware Pegasus and whether the Indian government contacted Israel over the issue.

published on : 28th October 2021

Pegasus row: SC appoints probe panel, says state can't get 'free pass' every time national security is raised

Pegasus is an Israeli spyware that is known to have targeted members of the civil society, including activists and journalists.

published on : 27th October 2021

Pegasus row: Don't wish to file detailed affidavit in larger national interest, Centre tells SC

The government told a bench that the disclosure whether the country is using a particular software or not may cause 'harm' and alert all potential targets.

published on : 13th September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: SC to pass interim order on pleas seeking independent probe

The pleas are related to reports of alleged snooping by government agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.

published on : 13th September 2021

Supreme Court to hear on Monday pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus snooping row

The Centre had earlier filed a limited affidavit in the apex court saying the pleas seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations are based on 'unsubstantiated media reports'.

published on : 12th September 2021

Balancing national security and citizens’ rights

Today’s world cannot exist without the internet, computer and cell phones. All these have made communication from any nook and corner of the world instantaneous.

published on : 5th September 2021

Furore over Pegasus self-destructive

The Monsoon Session of Parliament was ransacked by the Opposition, calling use of Pegasus spyware an attack on their freedom and privacy.

published on : 5th September 2021

Raise your privacy shield

In an age of data breaches and state surveillance, founder of Doosra, Aditya Vuchi, talks about the importance of a privacy stack.

published on : 1st September 2021

Govt telling SC it can't divulge its info in public is 'confession' that spyware was used: Chidambaram

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that divulging information on whether the country uses spyware like Pegasus or not would involve national security aspect.

published on : 18th August 2021

UN experts call for more rules on countries' use of spyware 

The independent experts, who focus on a number of rights issues under mandates from the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council, are in “direct communication” with NSO and the Israeli government.

published on : 12th August 2021
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