Google has discovered a new commercial spyware that exploits vulnerabilities in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Defender. It shared findings on an exploitation framework with likely ties to Variston IT, that claims to be a provider of custom security solutions. Google, Microsoft and Mozilla fixed the affected vulnerabilities in 2021 and early 2022.
Rahul Gandhi has attacked the Centre over a report which claimed that the Indian govt bought Pegasus in 2017 as part of a deal with Israel. The Congress leader has said that 'Modi Govt has committed treason'. He alleged that govt functionaries, opposition leaders, armed forces, judiciary all were targeted by these phone tappings.