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The inside story of how Pegasus was brought to Hungary

Direkt36 has revealed that the cyber weapon was purchased by the Hungarian state through a broker company that later became partly owned by Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér’s close confidant, László Tasnádi, who once worked for the Communist state security apparatus. The company also involved a businessman who had previous ties to the current left-wing opposition. Pegasus was considered such an expensive and top-class weapon by the intelligence agencies that it was kept secret even in internal circles.

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The attorney became a Pegasus target when one of Hungary’s most notorious murder cases took a turn

In Israel, Pegasus was developed to counter terrorism. In Hungary, a top counter-terrorism official became its target

Hungary to buy more U.S. weapons as PM Orban gets a White House invitation