Morocco denies reports it targeted thousands of phone numbers for potential hacking • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 22 Jul 2021
The Moroccan government has denied reports it targeted thousands of phone numbers for potential #hacking, and has threatened legal action against the #media organisations behind the claims. French President Emmanuel #Macron has chaired an urgent national security meeting for Thursday to discuss the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware.
The meeting comes amid reports of foreign entities -- including #Morocco, having allegedly used the tool to target the cellular devices of French ministers. A phone number assigned to French President Emmanuel Macron also appeared on a list of reported targets of the spyware.
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