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NSO Blacklisting Shows Israel’s Cyber Diplomacy Is a Double-edged Sword

It turns out that pushing out spyware to any potential ally, regardless of its intended use, is bad for business and also bad for Israel’s global image

Omer Benjakob
Omer Benjakob
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Omer Benjakob
Omer Benjakob

The news that Israeli cyberfirms NSO Group and Candiru have been blacklisted by the United States for selling advanced, if not “military-grade,” spyware tools and services shows that Israel’s cyber diplomacy is a double-edged sword.

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