Six officials said Apple warned them about state-sponsored hackers. Targets included Chief Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto.
The Israeli phone spyware company will reduce its headcount by one in seven as it struggles with multiple law suits.
The notorious spyware firm disputes one technical detail in articles written by Tomer Gannon based on whistleblower testimony.
QuaDream independently developed methods to install spyware using the same FORCEDENTRY vulnerability as NSO Group.
After two years of evaluation, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation decided against using the notorious Israeli-developed spyware shortly before the Biden administration blacklisted its makers.
Privacy-conscious customers of Apple will be concerned about the way vulnerabilities have been exploited.
Researchers discovered a method to compromise Apple devices by attaching bogus GIF files to a message.
A researcher tested various phones and found some sent messages that cost money whilst others signed users up for online services.
Amnesty International says handset spyware from NSO Group is ‘the tip of the iceberg’ but they still underestimate how far the comms sector has been corrupted by government surveillance.
The encrypted OTT comms service has allegedly been undermined by malicious code that allows spies to take control of a mobile phone’s OS.