Meet The Israeli Cyber-Weapons Dealer Paid Millions By Governments To Hack Our Phones

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  1. emk810

    emk810 MDL Member

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    A seven-year-old Israeli firm founded by three veterans of Israel's military intelligence unit is raking in millions selling CIA-tier hacking software to governments around the world. With over 200 employees, a sales arm in Bethesda, Maryland, and a long list of clients identified by watchdogs which have dubious civil rights records, the NSO Group - owned by U.S.-based Francisco Partners, charges $500,000 plus $65K per phone to completely hack and infiltrate a device with their flagship "Pegasus" software suite.

    Continue reading: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-...ler-paid-millions-governments-hack-our-phones
     
  2. gorski

    gorski MDL Guru

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    I need to change my living room suite for something softer - do they have a catalogue? :D
     
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  3. WindowsGeek

    WindowsGeek MDL Senior Member

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    Nothing new the NSA has been doing that for years.
     
  4. John Sutherland

    John Sutherland MDL Senior Member

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    Typical. Steal something that's not yours and sell it for an insane profit.
     
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  5. nodnar

    nodnar MDL Addicted

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    I thougt that was Bill Gates`trick? ;)
     
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  6. JFKI

    JFKI MDL Expert

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    Yeah, there is something severely wrong with that article.
    I first came across references to ""Pegasus" software suite." back in 2005 or 2006.

    That is quite a bit older than 7 years. :confused: