Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms about a new report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company. The report, by a global media consortium, expands public knowledge of the target list used in NSO’s military-grade spyware. According to the report, that now not only includes journalists, rights activists and opposition political figures, but also people close to them.
The groups have decried the virtual absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools. If the allegations of widespread targeting by NSO’s Pegasus malware are even partly true, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, a “red line has been crossed again and again with total impunity.”
Here’s what you need to know about this issue.
NSO GROUP HAS LONG BEEN ACCUSED OF UNETHICAL HACKING. WHAT’S NEW?
The new investigation, based on leaked data of unspecified origin, builds significantly on previous efforts. Paris-based journalism nonprofit Forbidden Stories and the human rights group Amnesty obtained the data and say that it people potential targeted for surveillance by NSO’s clients.
Journalists the consortium combed through a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers, identify

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Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms a report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire . The report, by a media consortium, expands public knowledge of the target list used in NSO’s military-grade spyware. According to the report, that now not only includes journalists, rights activists and opposition political figures, but people close to them.
The groups have decried the virtual absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools. If the allegations of widespread targeting by NSO’s Pegasus malware are even partly true, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, a “red line has been crossed again and again with total impunity.”
Here’s what you need to know about this issue.
NSO GROUP HAS LONG BEEN ACCUSED OF UNETHICAL . WHAT’S NEW?
The new investigation, based on leaked data of unspecified , builds significantly on previous efforts. Paris-based journalism nonprofit Forbidden Stories and the human rights group Amnesty International obtained the data and say that it people potential targeted for surveillance by NSO’s clients.
Journalists from the consortium combed through a list of than ,000 cellphone numbers, identify

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Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms about a new report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company. The report, by a global media consortium, expands public knowledge of the target list used in NSO’s military- spyware. According to the report, that now not only includes journalists, rights activists and opposition political figures, but also people close to them.
The groups have decried the virtual absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools. If the allegations of widespread targeting by NSO’s Pegasus malware are even partly true, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, a “red line has been crossed again and again with total impunity.”
Here’s what you to know about this issue.
NSO GROUP HAS LONG BEEN ACCUSED OF UNETHICAL HACKING. WHAT’S NEW?
The new investigation, based on leaked data of unspecified origin, builds significantly on previous efforts. Paris-based journalism nonprofit Forbidden Stories and the human rights group Amnesty International obtained the data and say that it people potential targeted for surveillance by NSO’s clients.
Journalists from the consortium combed through a list of more than ,000 cellphone numbers, identify

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Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

Human rights press freedom activists are up in arms a report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker--hire company. The report, by a global media consortium, expands public knowledge of the target list used in NSO’s military-grade spyware. According to the report, that now not only includes journalists, rights activists and opposition political figures, but also people close to them.
The groups have decried the virtual absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools. If the allegations of widespread targeting by NSO’s Pegasus malware are even partly true, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement, a “red line has been crossed and again with total impunity.”
Here’s what need to know about this issue.
NSO GROUP HAS LONG BEEN ACCUSED OF UNETHICAL HACKING. WHAT’S NEW?
The new investigation, based on leaked data of unspecified origin, builds significantly on previous efforts. Paris-based journalism nonprofit Forbidden Stories and the human rights group Amnesty International obtained the data and say that it people potential targeted for surveillance by NSO’s clients.
Journalists from the consortium combed through a list of more 50,000 cellphone numbers, identify

Read full story at Setopati

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