Sports Exclusive-USA-State Department members referred to in spy-source software
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Cybersecurite - Apple / USA - Nsobroup (exclusive, photo): Exclusive-USA-members of the State Department covered by spyware -Sources
by Christopher Bing and Joseph Menn
Washington / San Francisco, December 3 (Reuters) - The phones of at least nine employees of the US State Department have been hacked with sophisticated spyware developed by the Israeli NSO firm, Creator of Spy PEGASUS software, said four people from the file.
Piracy, which took place in recent months, targeted US officials based in Uganda or working on issues related to this East African country, two of the sources.
These intrusions represent the largest known hacking of American officials through the technology developed by NSO.
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NSO, already questioned for the espionage of heads of state and hundreds of government representatives in the world (including French), said Thursday in a statement that has no indication that his software has been used, but He had suspended the accounts concerned and that he would investigate the basis of Reuters' information.
"If our survey shows that these actions have actually occurred with the NSO tools, the customer concerned will see his definitively terminated account and legal actions will be engaged," said a spokesman for NSO, who added that the Group "will cooperate with any competent governmental authority and will present all the information we will have".
NSO has long claimed to sell its products only to government law and intelligence customers to help them monitor threats to safety, and that it was not directly involved in monitoring operations.
Leaders of the Uganda Embassy in Washington have not commented. A spokesman for Apple, whose phones were used by the employees of the Targeted State Department, and spokesperson for the State Department also refused any comment. (Christopher Bing and Joseph Benn, French Version Camille Raynaud, edited by Sophie Louet)
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