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In the news that the Guardian newspaper citing unnamed sources, it was stated that NSO Group made a change that prevented customer countries from using the software against 44 numbers, the international dialing code of England.
In the news, a source close to the company said, “We have completely shut down the Pegasus system to all our customers. We have issued a quick update that none of our customers will be able to work on UK numbers at midnight.” what he said was conveyed.
It was noted that the decision was taken in August, after it was determined that the phones of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Emir of Dubai, of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), his ex-wife and lawyers were hacked with the spyware Pegasus.
Pegasus spyware is sold to governments to be used against terrorism and organized crime. The software has the ability to stealthily take control of a person’s phone, steal personal data or record audio. The software can be used by simply sending a text message to the phone, without the target person needing to install any application or access the connection.