According to reports, the FBI considered using Pegasus spyware in criminal investigations
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According to reports, the FBI considered using Pegasus spyware in criminal investigations

According to The New York Times, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was contemplating utilising NSO Group’s famed Pegasus spyware in criminal investigations as recently as early last year. According to internal FBI memos and court filings obtained by The Times, agency employees were in the “advanced” stages of drafting preparations to brief FBI leadership on the programme between late 2020 and early 2021. These records also show that the FBI created rules for federal prosecutors on how the FBI’s use of Pegasus should be revealed during court proceedings.