Leak Exposes Global Abuse Of Cyber-Spying Weapon To Target Politicians, Activists, & Journalists

As Ed Snowden warned in a tweet when the story broke this weekend, “this leak is going to be the story of the year.”

Southfront reports that an Israeli company’s spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, government officials and human rights activists around the world, according to an investigation by 17 media organizations, published on July 18th.