Apple drags Israel’s NSO Group to court

Apple asks court to stop NSO Group from using any Apple software

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Apple drags Israel's NSO Group to Court in California to stop the abuse of its iPhone users with the Pegasus hack photo todaynews24.top

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Israel’s NSO Group for allegedly spying on and targeting Apple users in the United States with its Pegasus spyware. In its complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Apple said NSO’s tools were used in “concerted efforts in 2021 to target and attack Apple customers” and that “U.S. citizens have been surveilled by NSO’s spyware on mobile devices that can and do cross international borders,” as reported in The Hindu daily datelined Tuesday 23 November 2021.

The iPhone manufacturer company also stated that it attempts to prohibit NSO Group from utilizing any of its software, services, or devices to avoid further misuse.

“State-sponsored actors like the NSO Group spend millions of dollars on sophisticated surveillance technologies without effective accountability. That needs to change,” Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, said in a post in the India Times.

One after the other firms and countries, now apple also to go after NSO. The corporation was placed on a trade denylist earlier this month by US officials. It has stated that it only sells its products to law enforcement and intelligence organizations and takes precautions to prevent abuse.

In its complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Apple said NSO’s tools were used in “concerted efforts in 2021 to target and attack Apple customers” and that “U.S. citizens have been surveilled by NSO’s spyware on mobile devices that can and do cross international borders,” as reported in The Hindu.

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