[iw] - Fwd: Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide

Richard Forno rforno at infowarrior.org
Mon Jul 19 08:17:34 EDT 2021


original article below, plus some addl links for context --


Jamal Khashoggi’s wife targeted with spyware before his death
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/interactive/2021/jamal-khashoggi-wife-fiancee-cellphone-hack/

How Pegasus works, who is most vulnerable and why it’s hard to protect yourself
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/07/18/what-to-know-spyware-pegasus/

In Hungary, spyware was used to monitor those who may challenge government
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/07/18/hungary-orban-spyware/

Why The Post joined news organizations across the globe to bring you this investigation
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2021/07/18/letter-executive-editor-pegasus-project/

Takeaways from the Pegasus Project
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2021/07/18/takeaways-nso-pegasus-project/


Forwarded message:

> From: Monty Solomon <monty at roscom.com>
> To:
> Subject: Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide
> Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 13:55:01 -0400
>
> Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide
>
> Military-grade spyware licensed by an Israeli firm to governments for tracking terrorists and criminals was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and two women close to murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to an investigation by The Washington Post and 16 media partners.
>
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/interactive/2021/nso-spyware-pegasus-cellphones/

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