Delhi-based ambassadors of several countries including Nepal on Pegasus list
KATHMANDU: The Israeli-made Pegasus spyware programme has hacked the phones of Delhi-based ambassadors of several countries including Nepal, the international media reported.
According to French newspaper Le Monde and Indian newspaper the Hindu, a military-grade spyware Pegasus has spied on Delhi-based ambassadors of Nepal, Nilambar Acharya, along with Iran, Afghanistan, China and Saudi Arabia.
The Delhi-based diplomats were also on the list of potential targets from 2017-2021, it has been reported.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has also fallen under the radar of spy, according to The Hindu.
The French newspaper Le Monde reported that the Pegasus Software has come into use after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel in 2017.
The government has spied on the reporters from Asia to America through Pegasus, it has been learnt.
The name of some countries are also on the list where the government has put the journalists under the surveil
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