July 29, 2021

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Israeli spyware used to target journalists, activists and politicians around the world

Daily mail: Israeli spyware is found on the cell phones of journalists, including the New York Times, CNN and AP, as well as royalty and politicians from around the world

* The software, called Pegasus, was developed by the Israeli NSO group, a private company

* List of over 50,000 telephone numbers including journalists and politicians

* Women on the list close to murdered Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi

Activists, journalists and politicians around the world have been spied on using mobile malware developed by a private Israeli company, it emerged on Sunday, igniting fears of widespread violations of privacy and rights.

The use of the software, called Pegasus and developed by the Israeli NSO group, was reported by the Washington Post, the Guardian, Le Monde, and other media outlets that collaborated in an investigation into a data leak.

The leak involved a list of up to 50,000 phone numbers believed to have been identified as persons of interest by NSO customers since 2016.


More news on Israeli spyware used to target journalists, activists and politicians around the world

Israeli Spyware Maker Is In The Spotlight Among Reports Of Extensive Abuse – New York Times

Spyware used to target journalists and activists around the world, reports indicate – Politico

Spyware from an Israeli company used to target journalists’ cell phones – reports – Reuters

Revealed: News leak uncovers global cyber surveillance weapon abuse – The Guardian

Massive data leak uncovers human rights violations using Israeli technology – report – Jerusalem Post

Military-grade Spyware Found on Journalists and Activist Phones: Report – The Hill

Pegasus Spyware Used to Target Phones of Journalists and Activists, According to Investigation Results – Verge

Israeli spyware used to target journalists and activists: Report – Al Jazeera

What is Pegasus spyware and how does it hack phones? — The Guardian

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