Pegasus targeted journalists in repressive countries

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 4:39pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/25b1b7e6-57fd-44c6-9482-b3618e4c300c/2021_0719_04.mp3

The hacking tool Pegasus — famously used by the Saudis in the lead-up to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi — has been used in other countries with authoritarian governments, as a new investigation by a consortium of media organizations has revealed. Host Marco Werman speaks with András Pethő co-founder of Direkt36, a Hungarian news organization that was penetrated by the Israeli-made spyware.