Govt officials, Opposition politicians, activists part of snooping list in India

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In India, the numbers of phones belonging to hundreds of journalists, activists, opposition politicians, government officials and business executives were on the snooping list, as were numbers in several other countries in the region, including Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Pakistan, the Washington Post reported. When Siddharth Varadarajan, co-founder of the Wire, […]

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Snoop list includes two Union ministers, three Opposition figures, several businessmen

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Indians in the snooping database include over 40 journalists, three major opposition figures, one constitutional authority, two serving ministers in the Narendra Modi government, current and former heads and officials of security organisations and scores of businesspersons, The Wire reported. Among the numbers in the Pegasus Project database is […]

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Pegasus Tapes: Explosive details emerge on massive snooping by governments

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Human rights activists, journalists, and lawyers across the world have been targeted by authoritarian governments using hacking software sold by the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, according to an investigation into a massive data leak, the Guardian reported. The consortium’s analysis of the leaked data identified at least 10 governments […]

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Phone numbers of over 40 Indian journalists on leaked list of potential surveillance targets

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Pegasus snoop list has 40 Indian journalists and forensic tests confirm presence of Pegasus spyware on some devices, The Wire reported. Those on leaked list of potential targets include journalists at Hindustan Times, The Hindu, The Wire, Indian Express, News18, India Today, Pioneer, besides freelancers, columnists, and regional media. […]

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