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New iOS zero-click Pegasus attack


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Last year, it emerged that Facebook wanted to buy the infamous Pegasus spyware tool in 2017 with the explicit purpose to monitor iPhone and iPad users. Pegasus developer NSO Group refused to sell it for that purpose, as the firm is known for its strict policy of only licensing its tools to governments and government agencies for legitimate use cases pertaining to national security and law enforcement.

Fast forward to today, and a new report from Citizen Lab highlights just how effective Pegasus is even on devices running iOS 14. Security researchers found the tool facilitated a zero-click attack on the iPhones of nine Bahraini activists between June 2020 and February 2021.

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Last year, it emerged that Facebook wanted to buy the infamous Pegasus spyware tool in 2017 with the explicit purpose to monitor iPhone and iPad users. Pegasus...



What a time to be alive. 

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4 hours ago, UltraMega said:

known for its strict policy of only licensing its tools to governments and government agencies for legitimate use cases pertaining to national security and law enforcement.

How many warrants does any one think are issued before any government agency uses this tool?  Anyone?  Anyone?  Bueller? Bueller?

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