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Israeli company learned to steal data from any cloud.

The developers of the Israeli company NSO Group have updated the Pegasus software: now, using the program, you can access data from any user of the infected device, wherever they are – in the local storage or in the cloud.

Hacking is different from simply stealing a password and is difficult to track. Everything happens unnoticed: Pegasus collects and clones smartphone authentication tokens in different services, pretends to them and gets access to the data. Two-factor authentication does not help here. Apple in a statement to The Financial Times confirmed that the possibility of hacking really exists.

For the first time about Pegasus became known in 2016, after an unsuccessful attempt to install on the iPhone, a human rights activist from the United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Mansur. Already then, the application could read text messages, track calls, collect passwords and …