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Everybody who’s anybody in Brazil is getting hacked

Good morning! News of yet another authority hacked emerges nearly every hour. Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has a plan for the economy. The fight for oil money. And more.

Everybody who’s anybody is getting hacked

Law enforcement agents say that the list of authorities who had their cell phones hacked could reach 1,000 individuals. The biggest names in the republic were affected, including President Jair Bolsonaro, Supreme Court justices, the heads of both congressional houses, the prosecutor general, and Economy Minister Paulo Guedes. 

Why it matters. The matter began when website The Intercept began leaking private messages exchanged...

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