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Breaking Indian Journalists, Activists spied on WhatsApp

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WhatsApp has reportedly confirmed that Israeli spyware called ‘Pegasus’ was used to snoop on over two dozen academics, lawyers, journalists and Dalit activists in India. According to media reports, the targeted surveillance took place during the run-up to the 2019 General Elections. 'Pegasus' is developed by Israel's NSO Group to conduct cyber espionage.

List of affected devices:

-WhatsApp for Android prior to v2.19.134
-WhatsApp Business for Android prior to v2.19.44
-WhatsApp for iOS prior to v2.19.51
-WhatsApp Business for iOS prior to v2.19.51
-WhatsApp for Windows Phone prior to v2.18.348
-WhatsApp for Tizen prior to v2.18.15

Israeli spyware on WhatsApp 'snooped' on Indian journalists, activists and others - Times of India
 
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I never liked, trusted or felt sympathy for Israel. It is one hell hole of a country responsible of most wrong doings in the world. No wonder it is compromising our democratic rights by snooping in our journalist.
 
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