Prominent Egyptian opposition activist’s phone hacked

Exiled Egyptian opposition politician Ayman Nour is the latest dissident to have been hacked by the Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.

Nour’s Ghad al-Thawra Party blamed Egypt and another unidentified Arab country for hacking his phone. Citizen Lab stopped short of blaming anyone for the spying, saying only that Egypt was a likely Cytrox customer.

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Joie Cooper

May your coffee be strong and your Monday be short. Coffee connoisseur. Part time writer, writes about politics in middle east and anything interesting