Targeting of Israeli activist
Date of report
  • January 2022
  • Believed to be the work of Israel's government.
The Israeli government used the NSO Group's spyware tool Pegasus to spy on an Israeli activist. The authorities allegedly catalogued his activity on a dating site for use as future leverage. 
Suspected victims
  • An activist in Israel
Suspected state sponsor
  • Israel
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response