Spyware Pegasus, which is sold by NSO group of Israel, conducts surveillance on about 300 Indians including two serving cabinet ministers, three opposition leaders and a constitutional authority and about 40 journalists.
BREAKING: massive, global leak of the targets of NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. *huge deal.*— John Scott-Railton (@jsrailton) July 18, 2021
Forensic investigation by @AmnestyTech
in collaboration with @FbdnStories reporters.
We @citizenlab conducted peer review.
Here’s an explainer THREAD.https://t.co/TasFCy5EGW pic.twitter.com/rGGKAkfSry
Lists also include activists and businessmen.
NSO Group behind Israeli spyware Pegasus considering defamation suit against The Wire over ‘outrageous allegations’: Details of their letter https://t.co/nAJv7ysIMo— OpIndia.com (@OpIndia_com) July 19, 2021
Viktor Orbán accused of using Pegasus to spy on journalists and critics https://t.co/CKXiadDXKM— The Guardian (@guardian) July 18, 2021
The presence of the names on the lists indicates the surveillance target and once a hacking attempt is successful. And the phone was infected with Pegasus. Digital forensics report states that the phone to be covered are 37 on which 10 I-phones and one android were Indian.
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