Data of 40 Indian journalists targeted, Centre refutes using Pegasus to snoop on journalists

Many publications, including The Wire, reported that names of many journalists, ministers, and prominent personalities in India have been found on a database of targets for hacking that used Israeli spyware 'Pegasus' - only available to governments. The Wire's analysis of a data leak shows that around 40 journalists in India were targeted between 2018 and 2019 - in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha general elections. The Central government, however, has said that the allegations regarding government surveillance on specific people have no concrete basis or truth associated with it whatsoever. Watch the full video to know more about this story and stay updated with the latest news only on Times Now.

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