Nso Group
India  /  Published 28.11.19

Minister dodges question on Pegasus in Parliament

Union information and technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took refuge in circumlocution when he was asked in Parliament on Thursday if the government had bought the Israeli made spyware that was u...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.19

WhatsApp snooping: Baghel orders probe

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has ordered a probe by a three-member committee into the illegal surveillance of some individuals in the state through WhatsApp using Pegasus, an Israeli-mad...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 10.11.19

NSO promises reform but keeps snooping

Bela Bhatia, a human rights lawyer in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, is accustomed to surveillance. She works in a region prone to both guerrilla violence and government reprisals, and authorities ...
By Vindu Goel and Nicole Perlroth / New York Times News Service in Mumbai

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Hacking: Govindacharya in SC, wants case against WhatsApp & FB

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue K.N. Govindacharya has approached the Supreme Court with a petition against WhatsApp and Facebook and demanded an investigation by the NIA into the snooping. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

WhatsApp spyware: Follow the money

The government of India is miffed. Pegasus, a spyware produced by the NSO Group, an Israeli technology company, has been spying on Indian journalists, activists and lawyers through WhatsApp. The gover...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Govt was told: WhatsApp

WhatsApp, which has sued an Israeli surveillance firm for allegedly helping government spies break into phones using its video calls, said on Friday that it had in May “quickly resolved a security i...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Spyware linked to Khashoggi

NSO Group, the Israel firm which developed Pegasus, the spyware that was used to bug phones of Indian journalists and activists through WhatsApp, is no stranger to controversy. It was already not...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Hacking: How the targets found out

The Israeli spyware Pegasus, which is suspected to be behind the hacking through WhatsApp worldwide, was reportedly used to target several Indian human rights activists, academics and journalists. An ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Govt leaves spyware key question open

The Narendra Modi government has asked Facebook-owned WhatsApp to explain the nature of a snooping operation involving an Israeli spyware on Indian journalists, activists and academics, and the Union ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Do-it-yourself steps to stop phone snoops

Smartphone and mobile device users could take some do-it-yourself steps to avoid or significantly lower the risk of becoming victims of unwanted intrusions, cybersecurity experts say.They caution that...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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