Edward Snowden calls for spyware trade ban amid Pegasus revelations

NSA whistleblower warns of world in which no phone is safe from state-sponsored hackers if no action taken

Governments must impose a global moratorium on the international spyware trade or face a world in which no mobile phone is safe from state-sponsored hackers, Edward Snowden has warned in the wake of revelations about the clients of NSO Group.

Snowden, who in 2013 blew the whistle on the secret mass surveillance programmes of the US National Security Agency, described for-profit malware developers as “an industry that should not exist”.

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