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.

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Meaning: characterized by a preference for complete obedience to authority


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The presence of a phone number in the data does not reveal whether a device was infected with Pegasus or subject to an attempted hack.
Which NSO clients were selecting numbers?
The consortium understands NSO clients have the capability through an interface on the Pegasus system to conduct HLR lookup inquiries.
The phone numbers that were selecte...

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