The New York Times reported how former PM Netanyahu helped Saudi Arabia extend its soon-to-be-expired license for the NSO’s spy software, in exchange for permission to allow Israeli planes to fly over Saudi territory to other Gulf states.
By Ido Ben Porat
The New York Times on Friday reported that former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu worked to ensure that Saudi Arabia would be able to use the Pegasus software, around the time that the Abraham Accords were signed with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Abraham Accords signing ceremony. – Photo: Avi Ohayon, GPO
According to the Times, the Gulf states, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia, received a license to use the Pegasus program. Continue Reading »
Workers at the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group, and their family members, are suing Facebook for unjustly closing their personal accounts as a collective reprisal while accusing the firm of helping foreign governments break into the phones of over 1,000 diplomats.
A group of employees from Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc on Tuesday, saying the social media giant had unfairly blocked their private accounts when it sued NSO last month.
Messaging service WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, had accused NSO in its own legal action filed in California last month of helping government spies break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents in a hacking spree whose targets included diplomats, political dissidents, journalists and senior government officials. Continue Reading »