Phones of Macron and some French ministers targeting Pegasus affair, according to French media


French President Emmanuel Macron’s phone has been the target of possible surveillance on behalf of Morocco in the spyware case of the Pegasus project, French daily Le Monde reported Tuesday.

An investigation published Sunday by 17 media organizations led by the Paris-based nonprofit journalism group Forbidden Stories said the spyware, created and licensed by Israeli company NSO, had been used in attempted successful hacks into journalists’ phones. , government officials and human rights activists.

The phones of former Prime Minister Eduard Philippe and other ministers were also targeted, the reports said.

( Jowhar with REUTERS)