A huge leak in July 2021, revealed 50,000 phone numbers that had been targeted; including president of France Emmanual Macron, and friends of family of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi in the lead up to his murder in 2018.

Eyal Weizman and Shourideh Molavi from Forensic Architecture used open source investigation to gather reports of digital Pegasus infections to reveal how they relate to acts of violence in the real world.