Presence of Over 60 Women in Leaked List Highlights ‘Bodily Violation’ Posed by Spyware
The Wire / by Sukanya Shantha
The telephone numbers of more than 60 women – homemakers, lawyers and school teachers, journalists, scientists, civil servants and even friends of politicians – figure in the leaked database of probable surveillance targets selected by an Indian agency that uses Pegasus spyware, a count by The Wire has established.
The names of some of these women have already been published in earlier stories; the identities of others have been withheld at their request.
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