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Reuters first to report FBI probes use of Israeli firm's spyware in personal, gov’t hacks

Reuters first to report FBI probes use of Israeli firm's spyware in personal, gov’t hacks

Reuters broke the news that the FBI is investigating the role of Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group Technologies in possible hacks on American residents and companies as well as suspected intelligence gathering on governments. NSO said it sells its spy software and technical support exclusively to governments and that those tools are to be used in pursuing suspected terrorists and other criminals. NSO has long maintained that its products cannot target U.S. phone numbers, though some cybersecurity experts have disputed that.