WhatsApp Surveillance by Israeli spyware firm NSO

WhatsApp, which prides itself on its encrypted messaging capabilities, has filed a complaint in a California court accusing spyware company NSO Group and its parent company Q Cyber Technologies against the Pegasus scandal. What WhatsApp has claimed WhatsApp claims it detected the attack in May 2019 and found that NSO exploited a “buffer overflow vulnerability

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Whatsapp spyware is used for snooping

What has happened? The Centre has sought an explanation from messaging platform WhatsApp after the Facebook-owned company confirmed that some Indian users of its app came under surveillance using an Israeli spyware. Most targeted in India were journalists, Dalit and human rights activists and lawyers. Response by Whatsapp WhatsApp filed a complaint in a U.S.

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