AP: Undercover Spy Targets Cypriot Lawyer to Discredit Her Research on Israeli Firm’s Spyware

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking technology used by some governments to spy on their citizens. The Associated Press has now learned of similar undercover efforts targeting at least four other individuals who have raised questions about the use of the Israeli firm’s spyware.

The four others targeted by operatives include three lawyers...


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AP: Undercover Spy Targets Cypriot Lawyer to Discredit Her Research on Israeli Firm’s Spyware


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