Opposition MPs who flagged hacking attempts on their iPhones

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 31, 2023

MPs flag possible hack

A mixed bag of Opposition MPs have said they were warned of ‘state-sponsored attackers trying to remotely compromise’ their iPhones.

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Parties that received warning

Politicians from Congress, TMC, AIMIM and AAP have claimed they received the warning. No MP from BJP has made similar claims so far.

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Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said he ‘verified’ the warning received from Apple. Throwing critical comments, Tharoor also tagged PM Modi in this post.

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Raghav Chadha

AAP MP Raghav Chadha said the warning refreshed memories of the Pegasus spyware scandal. He said his ‘democratic interests’ were attacked.

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Priyanka Chaturvedi

‘Wonder who? Shame on you,’ Priyanka Chaturvedi of Shiv Sena (UBT) wrote on social media. She also tagged Home Minister Amit Shah.

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Mahua Moitra

‘Your fear makes me pity you,’ TMC’s Mahua Moitra said while saying she also received the warning.

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Other possible victims

Moitra also informed that SP’s Akhilesh Yadav, Congress’ Pawan Khera, CPM’s Sitaram Yechury and people in Rahul Gandhi’s office were also warned.

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