Tag «United States»

Pegasus Scandal should be a wake-up call for US: Bloomberg

Of the 50,000 phone numbers that were, according to a consortium of investigative journalists, possible targets for surveillance using the Israeli company NSO Group Ltd.’s Pegasus spyware, apparently not one had a +1 prefix. NSO says it can’t — or doesn’t — hack US-based smartphones. You might think, therefore, this is not a problem the …

Judge orders end to DACA, current enrollees safe for now

A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled illegal an Obama-era programme that prevents the deportation of some immigrants brought into the United States as children, putting new pressure for action on President Joe Biden and Democrats who control Congress for legislation to safeguard the people known as “Dreamers.”

Pfizer pushes for 3rd shot as Delta drives global outbreaks

Pfizer and BioNTech announced they would seek authorization for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine to boost its efficacy, as the Delta variant drove devastating outbreaks in Asia and Africa and cases rose again in Europe and the United States. Delta is the most infectious strain of the virus since the start of the …