Senator Krzysztof Brejza has told a parliamentary body probing a spyware case that his phone had been digitally broken into multiple times when he was running the election campaign of the largest opposition bloc, Civic Platform.
The District Prosecutor's Office in the central Polish town of Ostrów Wielkopolski has launched an investigation into the alleged phone hacking of a senior opposition figure.
Poland's Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has found that the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau's (CBA) operations were illegally financed, NIK head told a parliamentary body probing a spyware case.
An expert from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, which researches digital surveillance, has said there is evidence that a Polish opposition senator was "under extensive monitoring."
If concerns over the alleged use of the ultra-invasive spyware system Pegasus by Polish government agencies are confirmed, they should be clarified in an open manner, President Andrzej Duda has said.
Several senators have submitted to the upper house a motion to appoint a special committee to investigate the alleged use of Israeli spyware Pegasus for surveillance of opposition figures in Poland.
Polish government agencies will scrutinise allegations that the Israeli-made Pegasus mobile phone spying system was used against government opponents, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.