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Software used across the world to gather intelligence has been found to be targeting unusual suspects, including heads of State, journalists and humanitarian organisers.

The Pegasus malware installed on their phones is just one platform adopted to interrogate the underworld, but it’s unclear why such overreach occurred.

Produced By: Sarah Martin

Featured In Story: Paul Haskell-Dowland, Associate Dean for Computing and Security, Edith Cowan University

First aired on The Wire, Thursday, 22 July 2021