New Leak Reveals Abuse of Pegasus Spyware to Target Journalists Globally


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A sweeping probe into a data leak of more than 50,000 phone numbers has revealed an extensive misuse of Israeli company NSO Group’s Pegasus “military-grade spyware” to facilitate human rights violations by surveilling heads of state, activists, journalists, and lawyers around the world.

Dubbed the “Pegasus Project,” the investigation is a collaboration by more than 80 journalists from a consortium of 17 media organizations in 10 countries coordinated by Forbidden Stories, a Paris-based media non-profit, along with the technical support of Amnesty International.

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