The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice is set to delve into the question of whether companies based in Ireland are manufacturing and selling spyware.
European Commission wears ‘velvet gloves’ when dealing with spyware used on citizens, says chief of inquiry on hacking software such as Pegasus.
The latest crisis that rocked the Greek government shows the bloc’s surveillance problem goes beyond the notorious NSO Group.
MEPs did not hide their bitterness at the Commission’s refusal to formally address the numerous revelations of spying enabled by Pegasus
Three human rights activists whose phones were targeted by spyware traced to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have begun legal action.
On Tuesday, Parliament’s new inquiry committee investigating the use of Pegasus and other spyware had its first meeting, electing a Chair and three Vice-Chairs.
Senior officials at the European Commission were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm.
The renewed calls for action on Pegasus surveillance in Poland and Hungary came after Hungary's data protection authority, headed by an appointee of prime minister, said victims were legitimate targets.
The leader of Poland’s ruling conservative party has acknowledged that the country bought advanced spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group.
UN human rights experts called on all States to impose a global moratorium on the sale and transfer of surveillance technology.