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Human Rights Watch staffer hacked with Pegasus spyware

A digital forensic analysis determined phones belonging Lama Fakih, HRW’s crisis and conflict director, were hacked between April and August 2021.
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A top staffer for Human Rights Watch was allegedly hacked with spyware developed by Israeli cyberfirm NSO Group. 

Lama Fakih, a dual US-Lebanese citizen, was targeted with NSO’s controversial Pegasus spying tool five times between April and August 2021, the New York-based rights group said. 

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