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Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists

Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide

NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware, licensed to governments around the globe, can infect phones without a click

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/interactive/2021/nso-spyware-pegasus-cellphones/

https://archive.is/vIphF

https://web.archive.org/web/20210718213408if_/https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/interactive/2021/nso-spyware-pegasus-cellphones/



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https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2021/07/18/nso-group-response-pegasus-project/

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/NSO_Group

https://twitter.com/billmarczak/status/1416801514685796352

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@AmnestyTech saw an iOS 14.6 device hacked with a zero-click iMessage exploit to install Pegasus. We at @citizenlab also saw 14.6 device hacked with a zero-click iMessage exploit to install Pegasus.  All this indicates that NSO Group can break into the latest iPhones.


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https://threatpost.com/nso-group-data-pegasus/167897/
https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/18/22582532/pegasus-nso-spyware-target-phones-journalists-activists-investigation
https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com/israel-aiding-saudi-arabia-others-spy-on-human-rights-activists/


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Amazon Shuts Down NSO Group Infrastructure
The move comes as activist and media organizations publish new findings on the Israeli surveillance vendor.
https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgx5bw/amazon-aws-shuts-down-nso-group-infrastructure

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On the list: Ten prime ministers, three presidents and a king
Among 50,000 phone numbers, the Pegasus Project found those of hundreds of public officials

But here’s who’s on the list: Three sitting presidents, France’s Emmanuel Macron, Iraq’s Barham Salih and South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. Three current prime ministers, Pakistan’s Imran Khan, Egypt’s Mostafa Madbouly and Morocco’s Saad-Eddine El Othmani.

Seven former prime ministers, who according to time stamps on the list were placed there while they were still in office, including Lebanon’s Saad Hariri, Uganda’s Ruhakana Rugunda, and Belgium’s Charles Michel.

And one king: Morocco’s Mohammed VI.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/07/20/heads-of-state-pegasus-spyware/