NSO Group: Israeli firm ‘impersonated Facebook to spread spyware’

It’s an interesting journalistic technique to say, for example “The Moon has been proven to be 50% cheese, a new report alleges…” The original Motherboard article is here, worth reading for background…:

Israeli security company NSO Group impersonated Facebook as part of a ploy to get users to install its phone-hacking software, a new report alleges.

An investigation from news site Motherboard claims a Facebook security lookalike domain was set up to spread NSO’s Pegasus hacking tool.

It also claimed to have found evidence that servers inside the United States were used to spread the spying tool.

NSO denies the allegations, labelling them “recycled conjecture”.

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Original article here