EU officials targeted with Israeli hacking tools

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The European Parliament is to launch a committee to study the use of surveillance software in European member states this month
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The European Parliament is to launch a committee to study the use of surveillance software in European member states this month

Spyware developed by an Israeli security company was used to target several high-ranking EU officials last year.

According to the Reuters report on the subject, Didier Reynders, a prominent Belgian lawmaker who has served as the European Justice Commissioner since 2019, was one of four European Commission officials...

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