Poland Purchased NSO’s Pegasus After Netanyahu Meeting, Report Says

A string of reports published two weeks ago reveal that at least three prominent Polish opposition figures had their phones hacked using NSO’s Pegasus in recent years

By Omer Benjakob
The Associated Press

Poland’s anti-corruption body purchased the Pegasus hacking software, developed by Israeli company NSO Group, after Poland’s leader met with then-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017, a leading Polish newspaper reported Monday.

The report in the liberal Gazeta Wyborcza said the Central Anticorruption Bureau (CBA) made the purchase a few months after a meeting between Netanyahu and the prime ministers of both Poland and Hungary. The report, which says the purchase was made illegally, cited both sources and materials obtained by opposition figures in the country.

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