FBI launches investigation into Pegasus spyware vendor over US citizen hacks

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched an investigation into NSO Group based on suspicions that US residents and companies may have been compromised for intelligence-gathering purposes.

According to the Reuters news agency, investigators began examining NSO in 2017 during an inquiry into whether US hackers had provided the code necessary for the company to develop smartphone-based surveillance software.

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Source: ZDNet