Spyware probe reveals multiple targets, prompts opposition calls for answers

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA
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The surveillance scandal, which had become virtually a non-issue in Greek politics over the last few months, is back as a topic of debate after the Data Protection Authority in Athens completed its investigation into the use of Predator spyware and published a summary of its findings on Thursday.

The DPA said that during its probe it found that 350 SMS messages had been sent containing links to fake websites that would allow the sender to install the spyware on the recipient’s mobile phone. The authority clarified that 120 of these messages were...

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