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RCMP says it has not used Pegasus spyware

1 month ago   |   By Politico

OTTAWA, Ont. - Canada's national police force says it has used spyware to hack dozens of mobile devices in the past five years, but has confirmed it is not using controversial Pegasus software to spy on Canadians.
In a recent letter to the parliamentary ethics committee, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner Brenda Lucki said spyware has been used in 32 investigations since 2017. The police force has received warrants to hack 144 devices, Lucki wrote, but has targeted only 49.
The ethics committee kicked off a study of the RCMP's use of spyware on Monday, prompted by POLITICO's...
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