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Apple sues ‘Pegasus’ spyware creator NSO Group for attacking iOS users

November 23, 2021

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against NSO Group, which is known for developing the advanced spyware “Pegasus” to attack and surveil users of iOS and Android devices. The company claims that it is suing the creators of the spyware to “prevent further abuse and harm to its users.”

Pegasus was developed with governments and law enforcement agencies in mind since the NSO Group does not sell the spyware to regular users. Still, most of the countries that have purchased Pegasus are known to violate human rights, which puts people like journalists and political opponents in danger.

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