WhatsApp

Uncovering NSO's Whatsapp spyware hack

John Scott-Railton with Citizen Lab helped WhatsApp investigate the NSO Group
John Scott-Railton with Citizen Lab in Toronto helped WhatsApp investigate the NSO Group over the alleged WhatsApp hack. He says the subsequent lawsuit is a “certified big deal.” On the heels of Facebook filing a lawsuit against Israeli company NSO Group — alleging that it was behind the massive WhatsApp hack earlier this year — privacy experts say that the move is “popping the unaccountable bubble” that commercial spyware companies have carved out for themselves.

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