Facebook demand to an israeli company by infecting with spyware 1,400 users of WhatsApp

Facebook has sued the israeli company of hackers the NATIONAL Group for allegedly to infect a few 1.4000 users of WhatsApp with spyware highly sophisticated.The company Mark Zuckerberg he said that NSO Group violated various laws, including the Law on the Computer Fraud and Abuse act of the united States, with an ingenious ruse to take advantage of a bug in the instant messaging application that allows you to enter a smartphone , not simply through calls perdidas.De this way, Facebook has acknowledged one of the major security issues discovered in the history of the service: “Had as a target to at least 100 human rights defenders, journalists, and other members of civil society throughout the world”, wrote the director of WhatsApp, Will Cathart, in The Washington Post.In addition, the company has informed this Wednesday that you have removed dozens of accounts, pages and groups linked to Russia for being involved in behaviors that promote the false stories and manipulate to the users of social networks.”Despite the fact that the people behind these networks seek to hide their identities and the way in which they are coordinated, our research has found a connection between the campaigns and entities associated with the Russian businessman Yevgeniy Prigozhin,” said Facebook in a statement.The company would have removed a total of 66 accounts, 83 pages, 11 groups and 12 accounts from Instagram whose aim was to Madagascar, central African Republic, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Sudan, and Libya.
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Facebook demand to an israeli company by infecting with spyware 1,400 users of WhatsApp
Source: english  
October 31, 2019


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