Apple Sues NSO Group: Tech giant Apple has filed a lawsuit against Israel’s NSO Group in federal court in California for monitoring and targeting Apple users. Apple said in the complaint filed in court that NSO Group has built highly sophisticated cyber-surveillance machinery, which is regularly and openly misused."
What did Apple say in the complaint?
Also, Apple said in its complaint that Apple customers were targeted by Pegasus, the spyware from NSO Group. Apple said NSO Group’s spyware Pegasus was used to attack a small number of Apple customers worldwide.
NSO Group did not respond
However, NSO Group has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, saying its products are used by governments to prevent terrorism and crime. is done for. As of now, the group has yet to comment on the suit filed by Apple.
NSO Group is also being sued by social media giant Facebook (company name is Meta). Apart from this, recently it was blacklisted by the US Department of Commerce. After this, now Apple’s action is a new setback for it.
NSO Group in Controversy
Shortly before security researchers found that there were attempts to break into the phones of human rights activists, journalists and even Catholic priests around the world. Pegasus is being used for this. Pegasus is spyware from NSO Group.
This was discussed all over the world. There was a lot of discussion on this in India too. The opposition had fiercely targeted the Modi government for this.