Google said, Italian organization's hacking devices were utilized to keep an eye on Apple and Android cell phones in Italy and Kazakhstan.

Milan-based RCS Lab, Created tools to keep an eye on confidential messages and contacts of the designated gadgets, the report said.

Google's discoveries on RCS Lab come as European and American controllers weigh likely new standards over the deal and import of spyware.

These sellers are empowering the multiplication of perilous hacking apparatuses and arming governments 

Apple and the governments of Italy and Kazakhstan did not immediately respond to requests for comment. 

RCS Lab said its products and services comply with European rules and help law enforcement agencies investigate crimes. 

Google said it had taken steps to protect users of its Android operating system and alerted them about the spyware. 

Google researchers found RCS Lab had previously collaborated with the controversial, defunct Italian spy firm Hacking Team