NSO Group's Pegasus spyware used to target journalists, activists around the world

clock • 3 min read

Forensic analysis has confirmed the targeting of 37 phones

Pegasus spyware, which is sold by the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group, may have been used to snoop on more than 1,000 journalists, rights activists, and other prominent individuals from about 5...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
 Apple warns users of 'mercenary spyware'

Hacking

Highly targeted message sent to users in 92 countries

clock 11 April 2024 • 1 min read
Massive data leak exposes Chinese infosec vendor's cyberattacks-for-hire

Threats and Risks

Documents outline the use of hardware hacking devices, including a malicious power bank designed to surreptitiously upload data into victims' systems

clock 23 February 2024 • 3 min read
Cybercops bust ransomware gang that made "hundreds of millions"

Security

International operation nabs gang of corporate ransomware hackers, but only one arrest is made

clock 29 November 2023 • 3 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Hacking

MoD hack: IT contractor concealed major hack for months

MoD hack: IT contractor concealed major hack for months

SSCL was reportedly awarded a contract worth over £500,000 in April, despite the breach occurring weeks earlier

clock 13 May 2024 • 2 min read
Dell confirms data breach affecting 49m people

Dell confirms data breach affecting 49m people

No financial info stolen, but names and addresses were leaked

clock 10 May 2024 • 2 min read
LockBit leader unmasked

LockBit leader unmasked

Named as Russian national Dmitry Khoroshev

clock 08 May 2024 • 3 min read