US defence contractor in talks to take over NSO Group’s hacking expertise | Surveillance

The US defence contractor L3Harris is in talks to take over NSO Group’s surveillance expertise, in a potential deal that will give an American firm management over one of many world’s most subtle and controversial hacking instruments.

A number of sources confirmed that discussions have been centred on a sale of the Israeli firm’s core expertise – or code – in addition to a potential switch of NSO personnel to L3Harris. However any settlement nonetheless faces important hurdles, together with requiring the blessing of the US and Israeli governments, which haven’t but given the inexperienced gentle to a deal.


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