New Delhi, 27 July 2021 Tuesday
The issue of the spyware Pegasus has caused controversy not only in India but also in other parts of the world, which is why Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gates traveled to France this week to discuss spyware sold by Israeli cyber company NSO. do. Which was used to target French President Emmanuel Macron.
Macro’s name was also on the phone list, which was kept under surveillance by Morocco, and French leaders have called for an investigation. Benny Gates will meet with French Defense Minister Florence Parle on 29 July and update the minister on the NSO matter.
The Israeli Defense Ministry, under the supervision of experts in spyware and cyber surveillance technology such as Pegasus, said in a recent joint media report that Pegasus was used by many journalists, government officials and human rights activists around the world.
Since NSO has set up a team to assess any possible misuse of Israeli spyware, NSO has in its defense stated that Pegasus is only for use by government intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies to fight terrorism and crime. Is.