Hackers Target Brazil President Bolsonaro's Cellphones
Jair Bolsonaro

Cellphones used by President Jair Bolsonaro were a target of cyber attacks, the Brazilian Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

This was after being briefed about the incident by the federal police “as a matter of national security.”

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Bolsonaro is the latest high-ranking government official to be targeted by cyber-attacks.

The ministry claimed the attack came from people arrested last Tuesday in connection with a probe into a group of people accused of hacking other government authorities.