The collaborative efforts of an international media consortium in the investigation into the data leak revealed that at least one phone number once used by Prime Minister Khan was on a list of people targeted for use. phone, Dawn reported.
It is not clear if Prime Minister Khan’s phone was actually hacked.
It is also unclear how many other Pakistanis are on the list, according to The Washington Post there are more than hundred phone numbers from Pakistan.
The report was published by a number of prominent international publications including The Washington Post, The Guardian and Le Monde, as media partners of the investigation led by the nonprofit Forbidden Stories and the real rights group currently in Paris. Amnesty International to the list of leaked more than 50,000 phone numbers from around the world believed to be the target of surveillance through Pegasus software of Israeli surveillance company NSO Group.
Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said he was deeply concerned by reports about the use of spyware programs to hack phones.
Commenting on the report, Human Rights Minister Shireen linked it to Israel and said, “NSO has clearly been approved by the Israeli government for the sale so the links are clear!”
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