Targeting of Omar Abdulaziz
Date of report
  • October 2018
A threat actor targeted the iPhone of Omar Abdulaziz, a critic of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia living in Canada, for espionage purposes. The threat actor uses the Pegasus tool, created by the NSO Group.
Suspected victims
  • Omar Abdulaziz
Suspected state sponsor
  • Saudi Arabia
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society