25 September 2021

Phones of 5 French ministers said infected with malware from Israel’s NSO Group


Intrusions believed to have taken place in 2019 and 2020; separately, Israeli-made spyware confirmed on phone of UAE human rights activistThe mobile phones of at least five French ministers and a diplomatic advisor to President Emmanuel Macron were infected by the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware, sources told AFP on Friday, confirming a report by the Mediapart investigative website.French security services detected the software while inspecting the phones, with the intrusions believed to have [...]