The NSO employees said their Facebook and Instagram accounts, and also those of former workers and family members, had been blocked.
NSO has long maintained that its products cannot target US phone numbers, though some cybersecurity experts have disputed that.
How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked: 14 bytes of 4.4 MB video sent by Saudi crown prince likely to have been malware
On the afternoon of 1 May, 2018, Jeff Bezos received a message on WhatsApp from an account belonging to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman
WhatsApp sued NSO, accusing it of helping government spies break into the phones of about 1,400 users across four continents.
Facebook India policy director to Parliamentary panel: WhatsApp's encryption makes snooping from our end impossible
In October, WhatsApp said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unidentified entities, using an Israeli spyware — Pegasus.
Facebook reports WhatsApp bug that could allow hackers to infect your phone via video file; update now
The bug has been patched in the latest versions of WhatsApp, and was reported to India's CERT-IN.
WhatsApp hacking case brings to the fore insecurity among human rights activists, lawyers and journalists
In India, 121 WhatsApp users were targeted with NSO spyware, the messaging service said in a recent letter to the government
This comes days after Facebook CEO announced that WhatsApp Pay will soon be launched in India.
WhatsApp hack by NSO Group has brought lack of any legal protection against govt surveillance to the forefront
We need to be wary of all those who sell us the technology for efficiency and rob us of our individuality and rights.
Faced with the Pegasus cellphone-interception scandal, and a long list of governments mired in allegations that they used it to illegally surveil political opponents, fears have risen across the world for the future of our privacy
The petition could present a new legal headache for WhatsApp and its parent Facebook in India.
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Yes Bank management highlighted that it has received a binding offer of $1.2 billion from a global investor and in addition received eight bids from global investors worth close to $1.5 billion.
Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware
Congress leaders slammed the government over WhatsApp spying incident with party president Sonia Gandhi dubbing the 'snooping' on activists, journalists and political persons as illegal, unconstitutional and shameful
Sonia Gandhi slams Modi govt over RCEP, says trade pact will deal 'body blow' to Indian economy, cause hardship for farmers
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the government on the state of the economy, saying signing the RCEP agreement will result in "untold hardship" for farmers, shopkeepers and small enterprises
A May 2019 note published on the Government of India's cyber response team CERT-IN's website which gave a detailed explanation about the vulnerability that allowed hackers to install Israel spyware Pegasus has been deleted for reasons unknown
WhatsApp has drawn flak from the Indian government on the platform being misused for spreading misinformation.
WhatsApp claims it informed authorities about vulnerability in May 2019; govt sources say advisory full of 'technical jargon'
WhatsApp claims it informed the Government of India about hacking in May 2019, however, government sources claim it was 'pure technical jargon' and didn't mention Pegasus spyware
The attack exploited its video calling system in order to send malware to mobile devices.
WhatsApp hack: Congress should wait for facts to emerge rather than float conspiracy theories about Modi govt snooping
There are a lot of unanswered questions and loopholes in the narrative, but that hasn’t stopped the Congress from accusing the BJP-led NDA government of snooping and calling on the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of these “illegal activities” and “hold the government to account”.
Pegasus spyware: A complete guide to what it does and how it can be used to infiltrate all aspects of your digital life
Pegasus is a modular malware that can initiate total surveillance on the targeted device, as per a report by digital security company Kaspersky. It installs the necessary modules to read the user’s messages and mail, listen to calls, send back the browser history and more, which basically means taking control of nearly all aspects of your digital life