NSO has consistently denied any wrongdoing and defended use of its Pegasus software. Photo illustration: AFP
NSO has consistently denied any wrongdoing and defended use of its Pegasus software. Photo illustration: AFP
Espionage

Israel lays down law on cyber exports after Pegasus spy scandal

  • Foreign states seeking a cyber or intelligence system must use it only to combat terrorism and ‘serious crimes’, a state agency said
  • The Pegasus spyware developed by private firm NSO Group had sparked major privacy concerns as it essentially turned smartphones into pocket spying devices

Topic |   Espionage
NSO has consistently denied any wrongdoing and defended use of its Pegasus software. Photo illustration: AFP
NSO has consistently denied any wrongdoing and defended use of its Pegasus software. Photo illustration: AFP
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