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Top EU politician says phone likely hacked with Israeli spyware
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Top EU politician says phone likely hacked with Israeli spyware

A top European Union lawmaker said his phone was likely compromised by a spyware known as Pegasus, a technology tool developed and distributed by Israeli company NSO Group, Reuters reported on Wednesday.  EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders said in a July 25 letter obtained by Reuters that Apple informed him last year that his iPhone had likely been hacked using Pegasus. Apple’s findings prompted an inspection of Reydner’s devices as well as phones belonging to other EU employees.  Though the investigation into the Belgian politician’s phones was inconclusive, investigators found evidence showing that a hack did occur. In his letter, Reydner said that “it is impossible to attribute [this evidence] to a specific perpetrator with full certainty,” adding that the ...