The breaches were not authorised by a Spanish judge and resulted in a significant amount of data being obtained from the mobile phones of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Defence Minister Margarita Robles.
In recent days, Israeli media has reported that controversial hacking tool made by Israel's NSO Group was used against a key witness in Netanyahu's corruption trial.
Police officials say the force acquired third-party cyber technology without confirming or denying usage of notorious NSO spyware to target Israeli citizens.
Researchers from Citizen Lab have identified a Pegasus operator working almost exclusively in El Salvador following critical government reports published by an independent news site.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland’s ruling conservative party, claims that the technology is being used to combat crime and corruption in the country.
Tel Aviv reviews cyber export policy after back-to-back reports that NSO spyware was being used to hack into the phones of journalists, lawmakers, and rights activists in several countries including US and India.
Lawsuit filed against NSO Group and its parent company OSY Technologies for alleged surveillance and targeting of Apple iPhones with its Pegasus spyware.
The revelation, disclosed by security researchers, marks the first known instance of Palestinian activists being targeted by the Israeli NSO Group spyware.
Sheikh Mohammed "gave his express or implied authority" to have phones of Princess Haya and five of her associates hacked using Pegasus spyware, UK High Court says.
NSO Group’s surveillance software has been at the heart of Abu Dhabi and Riyadh’s digital crackdown on dissent at home and abroad.
The disclosures revealed Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi among hundreds of other citizens selected for possible surveillance by the Modi government.
Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi is among dozens of Indian people identified by a leaked list as a potential target of Pegasus spyware, made by an Israeli company, media reports said.
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