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The Guardian

The Pegasus Project


An investigation by the Guardian and 16 other media organisations suggested widespread and continuing abuse of NSO’s hacking spyware, Pegasus.

The Pegasus Project revealed how world governments spied on journalists, opposition politicians, activists and others using intrusive software installed on their phones without their knowledge.

Targets included the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and opponents of Viktor Orban in Hungary. The revelations provoked an immediate outcry.

The Guardian launched a five-part Today in Focus podcast series, bringing the story to readers in new and powerful ways.