NSO Group

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NSO Group Technologies Ltd.
Founded2010; 13 years ago (2010)
  • Omri Lavie
  • Shalev Hulio
  • Niv Karmi
    (left the company one month after its inception)
Key people
Yaron Shohat (Acting CEO)[1][2]
RevenueUS$ 243 million (2020)
US$ 99 million (2020)
  • Novalpina Capital
  • Omri Lavie
  • Shalev Hulio
Number of employees
750 (2021) Edit this on Wikidata

NSO Group is an Israeli company that makes spyware called Pegasus. Pegasus can spy on a telephone without the person using it knowing. NSO says that they only work with governments to help stop crime and terror. Pegasus has been used to spy on people like activists and journalists in different countries. It was also used for spying in Pakistan and for police spying in Israel.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Israeli spyware company NSO Group CEO steps down". Reuters. August 21, 2022. Retrieved August 21, 2022.
  2. Franceschi-Bicchierai, Lorenzo; Cox, Joseph (August 25, 2016). "Meet NSO Group, The New Big Player In The Government Spyware Business". VICE Magazine. Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  3. Reuters (2022-08-21). "Israeli spyware company NSO Group CEO steps down". Reuters. Retrieved 2023-02-14. {{cite news}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  4. "Government Hackers Caught Using Unprecedented iPhone Spy Tool". www.vice.com. Retrieved 2023-02-14.