‘Pegasus’ Spyware Targeted 10 Prime Ministers, 3 Presidents, and a King | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

‘Pegasus’ Spyware Targeted 10 Prime Ministers, 3 Presidents, and a King

Spies looking to gain information on world leaders reportedly used the “Pegasus” smartphone spyware to target world leaders including three presidents, ten prime ministers, and a king.

The Washington Post reports that governments worldwide are facing allegations that they used malware developed by the Israeli firm NSO Group to spy on the mobile devices of activists, journalists, corporate executives, and politicians. An international investigation has scrutinized the spyware, named Pegasus, and a list of more than 50,000 phone numbers that included the numbers of hundreds of politicians and government officials.

But the most sought-after targets were fourteen major world leaders including three presidents, ten prime ministers, and a king. None of them offered their mobile devices to the Washington Post and 16 other news organizations that scrutinized the list of phone numbers; making the forensic testing that could have revealed if the devices had been infected by spyware impossible

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