Journalists, activists among 50,000 targets of Israeli spyware — reports

NSO Group’s Pegasus malware was abused by its government clients to spy on journalists, opposition politicians and rights activists, an investigation revealed. The targets also include presidents and prime ministers. An investigation by an international consortium of journalists published Sunday revealed that activists, journalists, politicians, and business executives from around the world were targeted by a military-gradeContinue reading “Journalists, activists among 50,000 targets of Israeli spyware — reports”

The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show

The Trump DOJ tried to obtain three journalists’ records days before Attorney General William Barr left office. The three Washington Post journalists were covering Russia’s influence in the 2016 election. The court order was filed on December 22, 2020 – Barr, a powerful Trump ally, left the next day. Former President Donald Trump’s Justice DepartmentContinue reading “The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show”

The Same Putin Poison Squad Hit a Washington Post Columnist Before Navalny

Years before a Russian poison squad nearly killed Alexei Navalny by allegedly planting a Novichok-like nerve agent in his boxer shorts, the same group was honing its skills on other Russian opposition figures, according to a new report by Bellingcat. The same agents who Bellingcat says stalked, trailed, and spied on Navalny for more than three years, also trailedContinue reading “The Same Putin Poison Squad Hit a Washington Post Columnist Before Navalny”

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