Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Israeli technology specialists NSO Group, accusing the company of surveilling and targeting its users through its “Pegasus” software. Apple is also seeking a permanent injunction banning NSO Group from using its software, services or devices “to prevent further abuse and harm to its users.” The complaint alleges NSO Group’s FORCEDENTRY, “an exploit for a now-patched vulnerability,” was used to access users’ devices and install the Pegasus software, which Apple said was used to attack users “with dangerous malware and spyware.” Additional commentary in The Guardian.
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