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NYT reporter says hackers used a 'zero-click' tool to get inside his phone: 'It's like being robbed by a ghost'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Hackers targeted the iPhone of NYT reporter Ben Hubbard four times in three years.
Cybersecurity researchers found that a government-surveillance software was likely used.
Governments sometimes use anti-terrorism spyware to target journalists and dissidents instead.
Ben Hubbard is the Beirut bureau chief for The New York Times and the author of a book about Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. His work brings him into contact with sources that governments - particularly the Saudi government - would prefer he not talk to. Though Hubbard takes the appropriate safety measures...
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