Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Tuesday sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year. The hack targeted journalists, diplomats, human rights activists, senior government officials and others, Facebook said in a filing in U.S

Reuters October 30, 2019 01:06:59 IST
Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

Facebook sues Israels NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Tuesday sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.

The hack targeted journalists, diplomats, human rights activists, senior government officials and others, Facebook said in a filing in U.S. federal court.

(Reporting By Elizabeth Culliford)

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