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.
A group of members of the European Parliament will come to Poland to investigate alleged surveillance against people linked with the country's opposition.
The head of the Senate, Poland’s upper house of parliament, has asked the interior minister to explain the circumstances that led to the phone of a senator’s wife being hacked so it could send bomb threats.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Law and Justice, the dominant party in the governing coalition, has confirmed that Poland possesses Israeli-made Pegasus spyware but has dismissed accusations that it was used against opposition figures as "complete nonsense."
Poland's special services are always legally warranted to conduct their operations, which are also overseen by the general prosecutor and courts, a government official said on Friday referring to allegations that mobile phone spyware was being used against government opponents.
The Polish government spokesperson has said there is no reason to create a special body to investigate media reports that opposition figures were spied on with the Pegasus spyware made by Israel's NSO Group.
The Polish prime minister has said media reports of opposition figures being spied on with Israeli-made software must be verified against fake news.
The Polish prime minister has said media reports of opposition figures being spied on with Israeli-made software must be verified before any accusations are made.
The government's alleged use of spyware to eavesdrop on the opposition warrants its dismissal, the speaker of Poland's Senate, the upper house of parliament, said on Tuesday.
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