Facebook Can Pursue Malware Lawsuit Against Pegasus Maker NSO Group

A US appeals court said Facebook can pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in its WhatsApp messaging app to install malware allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents. In a 3-0 decision on Monday, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco rejected privately owned NSO’s claim it was immune from being sued because it had acted as a foreign government agent.

Link: Facebook Can Pursue Malware Lawsuit Against Pegasus Maker NSO Group
via gadgets.ndtv.com

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