Spyware Pegasus: Denying all the allegations made in the report, the NSO Group said that the lack of supporting documents shows that there is no fact in the information provided by their sources to Forbidden Stories.
New Delhi. NSO Group is a private Israeli cyber security firm. On July 18, media reports said that spyware is being spied by Pegasus. Several media outlets claimed that Pegasus spyware was used by “confirmed clients” to spy on the phones of individuals from India across the world, including India. Now the Israeli surveillance company that developed this program has denied all allegations.
The NSO group on Monday morning termed the allegations as “misleading and false”. The report by Paris-based journalism non-profit Forbidden Stories is replete with “misconceptions and unconfirmed theories” that raise serious doubts, the statement said. About credibility and interests. Denying all the allegations made in the report, the NSO Group said that the lack of supporting documents shows that there is no fact in the information provided by their sources to Forbidden Stories.
The company claimed that “HRLs are based on misleading interpretation of data from accessible basic information such as lookup services that are openly available to anyone, anywhere, anytime and are commonly used by government agencies and private companies for a variety of reasons. is used to.’
The company also said that the data leak claims were an outright lie as such data did not exist on any of their servers and that some of the nations mentioned as clients had no access to Pegasys. The Israeli firm reiterated that Pegasus technology is sold only to law enforcement and intelligence agencies of “investigated governments” to protect lives by preventing crime and terrorist acts.
Releases Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International claimed late on Sunday that Pegasus may have been used to monitor around 300 Indians, including two serving Union cabinet ministers, three opposition leaders, government officials and around 40 journalists. The report, citing a leaked database, claims that the phones of around 50,000 people globally were targeted using spyware.