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The Dawn newspaper reported that an international media group’s collaborative efforts into the data leak investigation has found at least one number in the list of people whose phones were targeted, which Prime Minister Khan has named. ever used.
According to the news, in the Pegasus spyware case, it is not clear whether Prime Minister Imran Khan’s phone was actually hacked. It is also not clear how many other people from Pakistan are on the list. According to The Washington Post, there are more than 100 Pakistani numbers in the list.
Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said he was deeply concerned by reports of spyware programs being used to hack phones. Commenting on the report, Human Rights Minister Shirin linked it to Israel and said, NSO apparently gets approval from the Israeli government for the sale, so the ties are clear.
Let us tell you that Pegasus spyware has created panic in the world. It is alleged that people are being ‘spied’ through mobile phones. In this list, apart from politicians and people involved in the government, journalists, scientists, civil society activists and people associated with the legal and judicial system have been mentioned. Questions are being raised on this issue from the road to the Parliament. Is this a ‘wake up’ call for us, a cautionary alert, will espionage stop by taping the camera of a mobile phone, which we have assumed to be a supercomputer.
In the Corona era, someone is targeting us by making ‘fear and panic’ a weapon. Violation of digital privacy and ‘unbridled’ power in the hands of the government, the country’s eminent IT and cyber affairs expert and Supreme Court lawyer Pawan Duggal has answered these questions in a sequential manner. Read, when did the marathon race of ‘spy’ through Pegasus spyware started and now how and where it will end.