NSO Group's Spyware Used By UAE Against Jamal Khashoggi's Wife and By Uganda Against U.S. Diplomats
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A new analysis by researchers at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto showed that a UAE government agency placed Israel’s NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware on the phone of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s wife months before his murder.
The malware was placed on the phone of Emirates flight attendant Hanan Elatr after she surrendered her two Android cellphones, laptop, and passwords when security agents surrounded her at the Dubai airport. Citizen Lab’s forensic investigation showed that an unknown person used one of her two Android phones to visit a website that uploaded Pegasus spyware onto the phone. (Dana Priest / Washington Post)
Related: The Verge, Gizmodo, Al Jazeera English, Sputnik News, Haaretz.com, The Hill
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