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这款卖给独裁政权的间谍软件,将被用于攻击活动人士、政客和记者

Spyware sold to authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians and journalists

Human rights activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have been targeted by authoritarian governments using hacking software sold by the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, according to an investigation into a massive data leak.

一项针对大规模数据泄露事件的调查显示,世界各地的人权活动人士、记者和律师已成为威权政府使用以色列监控公司NSO Group出售的黑客软件的目标。

The investigation by the Guardian and 16 other media organisations suggests widespread and continuing abuse of NSO’s hacking spyware, Pegasus, which the company insists is only intended for use against criminals and terrorists.

《Guardian》和其他16家媒体机构的调查表明,NSO的黑客间谍软件Pegasus遭到了广泛且持续的滥用。NSO坚称,该软件仅用于打击犯罪分子和恐怖分子。

Pegasus is a malware that infects iPhones and Android devices to enable operators of the tool to extract messages, photos and emails, record calls and secretly activate microphones.

Pegasus是一种感染iphone和Android设备的恶意软件,它使该工具的操作人员能够提取信息、照片和电子邮件,记录通话,并秘密激活麦克风。

The leak contains a list of more than 50,000 phone numbers that, it is believed, have been identified as those of people of interest by clients of NSO since 2016.

泄露的电话号码中包含了5万多个号码,据信,这些号码自2016年以来一直被NSO的客户确认为相关人士的电话号码。

Read more at The Guardian

更多消息请到The Guardian观看。

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