Phones of 11 U.S. diplomats have been hacked, media reported


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    WASHINGTON, Dec 3 – Apple has warned 11 U.S. diplomats that their iPhones have been jailbroken using spyware from the Israeli firm NSO Group, the newspaper said. Washington Post
    Apple went to court last month seeking a permanent injunction against the NSO Group’s use of any of its “software products, services and devices.”
    “Apple has warned 11 American diplomats that their iPhones have been hacked in recent months using spyware from the NSO Group, an Israel-based company that helps government clients in dozens of countries secretly steal files, eavesdrop on conversations and track the movements of their targets.” , – reported the publication with reference to “people familiar with the notification.”
    The Washington Post cites a statement from the NSO Group, which said it suspended the accounts of unnamed clients due to reports of hacked phones of US diplomats. The company has long argued that its Pegasus program is powerless over phones with American numbers, the newspaper writes.
    “It is not known whether the diplomats notified of the invasion were in foreign countries or in the United States,” the publication said.

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