Washington DC-based group targeted in apparent Pegasus hack

From theguardian.com

An individual employed by a Washington DC-based organization with international offices was targeted with powerful hacking software made by NSO Group, researchers have claimed, raising new concerns about the proliferation of spyware that can infect Apple devices.

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The alleged attack was discovered by researchers at the Citizen Lab at the Munk School at the University of Toronto while they were checking the individual’s device.

Citizen Lab, which is on the forefront of finding sophisticated hacking attacks against members of civil society – including journalists, environmental rights defenders and diplomats, among others – did not provide any other details about the individual or where the person was when the alleged cyber-attack occurred. The individual has elected to remain anonymous.

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