Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

Amnesty International said Thursday it has independently confirmed that powerful spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group was used to hack a Polish senator multiple times in 2019 when he was running the opposition’s parliamentary election campaign. Polish Senator Krzysztof Brejza in Warsaw, on the night of parliamentary elections, Oct. 13, 2019. The Associated Press … Continue reading Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

Emmanuel Macron switches phone over espionage concerns

Hungary, Israel and Algeria on Thursday probed allegations that Israeli-made spyware was used on journalists, rights activists and 14 heads of state, as French leader Emmanuel Macron ordered tighter security and changed his phone over espionage concerns. Francis Emmanuel Macron President Macron -- whose name was on a list of alleged targets -- ordered "a … Continue reading Emmanuel Macron switches phone over espionage concerns

PEGASUS: Morocco sues Amnesty International

Morocco has filed defamation claims against Amnesty International and a French NGO who claim its intelligence services used the Pegasus mobile phone spyware against dozens of French journalists, lawyers for the government said Thursday. Emmanuel Macron Paris prosecutors opened their own inquiry this week into the claims by Amnesty and the French media nonprofit Forbidden … Continue reading PEGASUS: Morocco sues Amnesty International