Jerusalem: Telephone numbers of important political figures, judges, journalists, social activists in the country ‘Pegasus“While there has been an uproar over the use of technology used for espionage, ‘from thief to thief,’ ‘he said,’ there is technology like ‘Pegasus’ to maintain law and order, so billions people can get a good night’s sleep. “Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has done so.” We do not operate this technology or receive information (data) collected from our customers, “the company said in a statement.
The alleged use of Pegasus software to spy on journalists, human rights activists, political leaders and others in many countries, including India, has raised concerns about privacy issues. According to the International Media Association, the Israeli company targeted political leaders, human rights activists and journalists through spyware sold to various governments. “Pegasus and other similar technologies allow billions of people around the world to sleep soundly at night and safely take to the streets. In addition, such technology helps intelligence and law enforcement agencies detect information hidden under the encrypted application and helps prevent crime and terrorism, ”said an NSO spokesperson. Read:Pegasus Case: Pakistan Runs For UN; Reports of espionage against India
NSO provides cyber security tools to governments, along with many other cyber intelligence companies around the world. This is because law enforcement agencies do not have robust mechanisms and regulatory measures in place to monitor suspicious texts in messages and on social media, ”the spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, the United States has said it is concerned about surveillance by social workers and journalists based on “Pegasus” spyware. Dean Thompson, executive deputy secretary of the US Department of South and Central Asia, raised concerns about the issue at a daily news conference on Friday.