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Spain's spy chief sacked over Pegasus case

May 11, 2022 2:03 pm

The National Intelligence Center (CNI) that Paz Esteban headed has been under fire for reportedly using Pegasus, made by Israel's NSO Group, to snoop on leaders of the Catalan independence movement.

Spain says cellphones of Prime Minister, Defense Minister hacked with Pegasus

May 03, 2022 12:26 pm

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and Defense Minister Margarita Robles had their phones surveilled by the Pegasus spyware about a year ago, Bolaños said, and Spanish authorities were trying to determine whether other ministers and senior officials were targeted.

Resolution passed in Assembly: Andhra panel to probe if Naidu govt used Pegasus

March 22, 2022 3:24 am

The resolution came as YSRCP told the House it had taken note of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s comments that while her government had rejected an offer to buy Pegasus 4-5 years ago, the software had been acquired by Andhra Pradesh when TDP chief N Chandrababu was the CM.

Pegasus was offered to Bengal police for Rs 25 crore: Mamata

March 18, 2022 7:19 am

Banerjee said she had turned down the offer as the spyware could have been exploited politically, targeting judges and officials which was unacceptable to her.

Pegasus spyware owner NSO sues Israeli newspaper

February 28, 2022 11:13 am

Newspaper reports said police spied on politicians, protesters and even members of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inner circle, including one of his sons.

NSO sues Israeli paper after explosive articles on police

February 27, 2022 7:40 pm

The NSO suit targets a specific article published earlier this month, which said the company allowed clients to delete traces of their use of the spyware, a claim it denies

Supreme Court hearing in Pegasus case now on February 25

February 23, 2022 2:26 am

The top court was scheduled to take up the Pegasus petitions along with the interim report of the technical committee appointed by it to probe allegations of unauthorised surveillance using the Israeli software.

Pegasus: Panel to probe spying charges submits its report to SC

February 22, 2022 7:50 am

Last month, The Indian Express had reported that at least two security experts, engaged by the petitioners, had deposed before the panel that there is a presence of “strong indicators” pointing to the involvement of the state in using the Pegasus spyware.

Explained: How a 'fake image' in a Saudi activist's phone blew the lid off NSO's Pegasus spyware

February 18, 2022 7:59 pm

A glitch in NSO Group's spyware Pegasus left a "mysterious fake image file" on the phone of Saudi Arabian activist. This likely helped researchers discover how the malware infected phones.

Explained: Israeli Police's reported use of Pegasus to spy on Benjamin Netanyahu's son, govt officials

February 09, 2022 12:04 am

A report has claimed the Israeli Police used NSO Group's Pegasus to spy on top government officials, journalists, activists and even Avner Netanyahu, the son of former Prime Minister of the country Benjamin Netanyahu. What allegations have been made, and why is this an issue?