Pegasus Project: Malware used against journalists and dissidents | The Listening Post

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Published Jul 24, 2021, 8:17 AM
A global consortium of media outlets blew the lid off a huge surveillance scandal revealing how the hacking tool Pegasus has been used by governments around the world to spy on dissidents and journalists via their mobile phones.

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Rohini Singh - Reporter, The Wire
Bradley Hope - Co-founder, Project Brazen
Laurent Richard - Founder, Forbidden Stories
Eva Galperin - Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

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