NSO ‘used to target Jordanian and Bahraini activists’

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Two female activists for women’s rights in the Arab world have been targeted by the Pegasus spyware belonging to the Israeli NSO group, a new investigation revealed on Monday. The investigation, carried out by Ireland-based human rights group Front Line Defenders, said that the phones of a Jordanian and a Bahraini women’s rights activist were hacked multiple times using the Pegasus spyware, which has been purchased by several repressive governments in the world. “We cannot directly comment on a report we haven’t seen, nor investigate based on names received in a press inquiry,” the NSO told Is…

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