The spyware industry came under a global spotlight when the Israeli surveillance firm NSO’s Pegasus spyware was found to have been used by multiple governments to spy on journalists, activists, and dissidents. Photo: AFP
The spyware industry came under a global spotlight when the Israeli surveillance firm NSO’s Pegasus spyware was found to have been used by multiple governments to spy on journalists, activists, and dissidents. Photo: AFP

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

  • European and American regulators have been weighing potential new rules over the sale and import of spyware
  • Google said it had taken steps to protect users of its Android operating system and alerted them about the spyware

The spyware industry came under a global spotlight when the Israeli surveillance firm NSO’s Pegasus spyware was found to have been used by multiple governments to spy on journalists, activists, and dissidents. Photo: AFP
The spyware industry came under a global spotlight when the Israeli surveillance firm NSO’s Pegasus spyware was found to have been used by multiple governments to spy on journalists, activists, and dissidents. Photo: AFP
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