Use of spyware tech to snoop on critics, journos concerning: US | India News

Use of spyware tech to snoop on critics, journos concerning: US | India News

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration on Saturday said the US was concerned about misuse of spyware technology, while adding that it didn’t have any special insights into the India situation. Asked specifically about alleged use by the Indian government of the Pegasus spyware, acting assistant secretary for South and Central Asian affairs Dean Thompson said, “The … Read more

Anil Ambani, sacked CBI chief Alok Verma were potential targets of Pegasus spyware: Report | India News

Anil Ambani, sacked CBI chief Alok Verma were potential targets of Pegasus spyware: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: In yet another revelation in the snooping row, “The Wire” on Thursday released a new set of high-profile names who were potential targets of snooping by the Israeli Pegasus spyware. The new names of potential targets include industrialist Anil Ambani, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group‘s (ADAG) corporate communications chief Tony Jesudasan and sacked … Read more

Dalai Lama’s close aides were potential Pegasus spyware targets: Report | India News

Dalai Lama's close aides were potential Pegasus spyware targets: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: The phone numbers belonging to the close aides of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama were selected as those of ‘people of interest’ by the government clients of Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, reported The Guardian. The numbers of Lobsang Sangay, the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile, and several other activists and clerics who … Read more

Pegasus spyware India: Stand by findings of Pegasus Project, says Amnesty International | India News

Pegasus spyware India: Stand by findings of Pegasus Project, says Amnesty International | India News

NEW DELHI: The Amnesty International on Thursday said it stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project and asserted that the data is “irrefutably linked” to potential targets of NSO Group‘s Pegasus spyware. The human rights group rejected reports claiming that Amnesty never said that the leaked list specifically includes numbers of those who were … Read more

Pegasus spyware attack: Israeli ministers to look into NSO spyware charges | India News

Israeli ministers to look into NSO spyware charges | India News

Israel has set up a senior inter-ministerial team to look into growing allegations that the Pegasus spyware sold by an Israeli cyber firm has been abused in India, France, Mexico, Morocco and Iraq, an Israeli source said on Wednesday. However, the source deemed it “doubtful” that new curbs would be placed on the spyware’s exports. … Read more

Israeli ministers to look into NSO spyware charges | India News

Israeli ministers to look into NSO spyware charges | India News

Israel has set up a senior inter-ministerial team to look into growing allegations that the Pegasus spyware sold by an Israeli cyber firm has been abused in India, France, Mexico, Morocco and Iraq, an Israeli source said on Wednesday. However, the source deemed it “doubtful” that new curbs would be placed on the spyware’s exports. … Read more

Pegasus Spyware News: Will probe proof of misuse, shut down system if necessary; Israel’s NSO on Pegasus row | India News

Pegasus Spyware News: Will probe proof of misuse, shut down system if necessary; Israel's NSO on Pegasus row | India News

NEW DELHI: Israel-based firm NSO, the developer of the Pegasus spyware, on Wednesday said it will thoroughly investigate any credible proof of misuse of its technologies amid revelations that the software has been used to snoop on prominent leaders and journalists. The statement follows a global investigation published on Sunday by 17 media organisations, led … Read more

French prosecutor opens probe after Pegasus spyware complaint

French prosecutor opens probe after Pegasus spyware complaint

PARIS: The Paris prosecutor’s office opened a probe on Tuesday into allegations by investigative news website Mediapart and two of its journalists that they had been spied on by Morocco using the Pegasus spyware at the heart of a global scandal. An investigation published on Sunday by 17 media organisations, led by the Paris-based non-profit … Read more

IT minister Vaishnaw, Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor among potential targets of Pegasus spyware: Report | India News

IT minister Vaishnaw, Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor among potential targets of Pegasus spyware: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, election strategist Prashant Kishor, Trinamool leader Abhishek Banerjee are among the many potential targets of Israeli spyware Pegasus, according to reports. In fact, the Pegasus list reportedly has also names of two ministers in the Union government including information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who had earlier today said in … Read more

Spyware used to snoop on ministers, opposition, journalists, businessmen: Report | India News

Spyware used to snoop on ministers, opposition, journalists, businessmen: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Spyware Pegasus, which is sold by the NSO Group of Israel, may have been used to conduct surveillance on about 300 Indians, including two serving Cabinet ministers at the Centre, three opposition leaders, a Constitutional authority, government officials, scientists and about 40 journalists, according to French media nonprofit, Forbidden Stories, and Amnesty International. … Read more