Israeli spyware firm under investigation for hacking US government and personal devices

Jan. 31 – NSO Group Technologies, a spyware company based in Israel, is currently under investigation of the FBI for possible hacks to personal and governmental devices in the United States and abroad.

NSO is observed since 2017 and its software is supposed to have been used to hack at least 1,400 devices, stealing information from them.

The spyware firm declared they only sell their software to governments for security purposes.

Spyware from NSO could also have been used in this month’s hack to Amazonโ€™s Bezosโ€™ iPhone.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-nso-exclusive/exclusive-fbi-probes-use-of-israeli-firms-spyware-in-personal-and-government-hacks-sources-idUSKBN1ZT38B

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