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Congress Wants to Know Who Is Using Spyware Against the U.S.

On 1 May 2018, the richest man in the world was having a seemingly friendly WhatsApp conversation with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when an unsolicited file was sent from the crown prince’s phone.

Within hours, a trove of data was exfiltrated from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s phone.

UN report earlier this year claimed that this exfiltration was was triggered by a mobile surveillance product called Pegasus from NSO Group, although NSO Group refutes this, saying that its technology “cannot be used on US phone numbers.”

Read more at Naked Security

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