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Project Pegasus: A Quixplained to help you understand the spyware

20/07/2021 12:56 PM | Click to read full article

A global collaborative investigative project has discovered Israeli spyware Pegasus was used to target thousands of people across the world. In India, at least 300 people are believed to have been targetted, including two serving Ministers, three Opposition leaders, one constitutional authority, several journalists and business persons.

The ability of the spyware is to infect a device by a ‘zero-click’ attack, which does not require any action from the phone’s user.