Sunday, April 21, 2024

Topic: Pegasus report

Supreme Court says ‘inconclusive’ if Pegasus malware found on devices

Perusing the report of the technical committee appointed by Supreme Court of India, a bench led by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana stated that it was inconclusive if Pegasus malware was found on devices inspected by it.

Pegasus: SC grants probe panel time till June 20 to submit report

The Supreme Court-appointed technical committee was Friday granted four weeks to submit its report on the Pegasus row.

Pegasus: Editors Guild asks SC to take cognisance of NYT report

The Editors Guild of India has written to the probe panel instituted by the Supreme Court, asking it to inquire into the claims by the recent New York Times report on Pegasus.

US blacklists Israel’s NSO group, maker of Pegasus spyware

The U.S. Commerce Department added Israel's NSO Group to its trade blacklist on Wednesday, saying the group sold spyware to foreign governments that used the equipment to target government officials, journalists and others, reported Reuters.

Pegasus spyware: Rights experts push for surveillance technology moratorium

A group of UN-appointed experts on Thursday called for a moratorium on the sale of surveillance technology, warning against the danger of allowing the sector to operate as “a human rights-free zone.” 

‘Expected,’ says Kerala activist named in Pegasus target list

translated as People's Human Rights Front. In 2015, he got arrested by the then Congress-led govt in Kerala under a UAPA case and was later released on bail. The case is still going on in Ernakulam sessions court. On May first week, Jaison got a call from The Wire office. They informed him that his phone number was among the leaked database of phone numbers listed as potential targets in an Israeli spyware Pegasus attack, reportedly commissioned by the Indian government. They told him that his phone might be affected by Pegasus, a malware that allows a hacker to access and control a phone.