New Delhi, July 22: Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group, which is at the epicentre of the ongoing Pegasus snooping row, issued a fresh statement saying the list of Indian phone numbers reported as potential surveillance targets for hacking by the government is “not related to the NSO group.”
“In light of the recent planned and well-orchestrated media campaign lead by Forbidden Stories and pushed by special interest groups, and due to the complete disregard of the facts, NSO is announcing it will no longer be responding to media inquiries on this matter and it will not play along with the vicious and slanderous campaign,” the statement said.
“Any claim that a name in the list is necessarily related to a Pegasus target or Pegasus potential target is erroneous and false. NSO is a technology company. We do not operate the system, nor do we have access to the…