MEPs discuss technical vulnerabilities related to spyware with experts 

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On Thursday, the Committee of Inquiry investigating Pegasus and other spyware will hear from experts on technical vulnerabilities that expose devices to spyware infections.

When: Thursday 24 November 2022, 9.00 - 12.00 CET

Where: European Parliament in Strasbourg, Louise Weiss building, room N1.3

To discuss zero-day vulnerabilities (vulnerabilities that have not yet been fixed, and can be used to breach the defences of smart devices), trade in them and their links to cyber-criminality, MEPs will host a debate with the following guest experts:

  • Thorsten Schröder, expert in information security and spyware, Chaos Computer Club
  • Dr. Max Smeets, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich
  • Ian Beer, white hat hacker, part of Google's Project Zero team
  • Dr. Mailyn Fidler, University of Nebraska

You can follow the debate here (live-stream and video-on-demand).