UAE allegedly used Pegasus to spy on Boris Johnson: report

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Israeli spyware used by authoritarian regimes worldwide to monitor dissidents has been found on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s phone, The New Yorker magazine revealed on Monday. Experts from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab came across multiple signs that the Pegasus spyware had been used to infect devices belonging to the UK Prime Ministry and Foreign Office, including Johnson’s phone. The cyberattack against Johnson is believed to have originated in the United Arab Emirates, the researchers said. The attacks targeting devices belonging to the Foreign office were linked to the …

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