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Offbeat Pegasus: Israel, fearing diplomatic consequences, creates a commission

05:15  22 july  2021
05:15  22 july  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Pegasus: The Israeli government launches a perilous investigation on NSO

 Pegasus: The Israeli government launches a perilous investigation on NSO The members of the Israeli government visited the premises of the publisher. This one continues to deny any abuse of use of its espionage software. © 01net.com Pegasus: The Israeli government launches a dangerous investigation on NSO in the face of international pressure, the Israeli government probably did not have the choice. According to the MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW, it has indeed been to launch a survey of NSO Group's abusive practices, the Espionage Pegasus software publisher.

Limiter les dégâts de cette affaire, c’est désormais le but que s’est fixé le gouvernement israélien, comme l’a timidement laissé entendre le ministre israélien de la Défense Benny Gantz. © Emmanuel Dunand AFP / file Limit the damage of this case, it is now the goal that the Israeli government has set, as shymed left. Hear the Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz.

in Israel, the Pegasus affair continues to make noise. The Israeli authorities are afraid that the spyware scandal has diplomatic consequences and set up a commission to verify responsibilities in this case.

with our correspondent in Jerusalem, Michel Paul

Limiting the damage of this case, it is now the goal that the Israeli government has set, as shymed by the Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz: " Countries that acquire these systems must respect their commitments stipulated in the license. We are currently studying the information published on this subject. »

Pegasus: Many reactions and complaint deposits in the world

 Pegasus: Many reactions and complaint deposits in the world © Thomas Samson AFP / file The survey has demonstrated that at least 180 journalists have been victims of techno-surveillance in India, Mexico, Rwanda, but also in Hungary, the only European country of the list. The Pegasus project, this gigantic espionage scandal revealed on Monday after months of investigation, provoked indignation, criticism and diplomatic tensions in the world. Tens of thousands of people have been spied by a powerful software marketed by an Israeli private company.


Video: CyberPionage: The Israeli company NSO Behind the PEGASUS project (France 24)

according to the media in Israel, the government has appointed a special team, inter-agencies, to manage the consequences Revelations on the use of Pegasus software and to revise export licenses in the field of cybertechnology.

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at the same time, counter-offensive of the NSO group which rejects the accusations. An amateur investigation, proclaim Shalev Hulio, the CEO of Israeli society that emphasizes in an interview on radio 103 FM the ethical aspect of the transactions of its firm: "For me it is only a fabric of lies. We are currently working with 45 countries. And in the space of 11 years, we refused to cooperate with 90 countries. Yes, 90 countries.

For NSO, everything has been done so that the spyware can only avoid terrorist and criminal acts.

to read also: Pegasus: "NSO Group is only one of the companies involved in this business"

China denies any Microsoft Piracy and Families The US Allies .
© AFP - Christmas Celis The United States accuses China of cyberattacks against Microsoft, July 19, 2021. Chinese hackers again pointed . Monday, July 19, the United States and their allies convicted China for alleged "malicious" cyberactivities, including Microsoft messaging hacking that affected tens of thousands of computers around the world. This is not the first time that the Chinese regime is accused by the White House to protect or even "sponsor" such attacks.

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