Pegasus spyware: How does it work? • FRANCE 24 English


FRANCE 24 English

Published on Jul 19, 2021

An Israeli firm accused of supplying #spyware to governments has been linked to a list of tens of thousands of smartphone numbers, including those of activists, journalists, business executives and politicians around the world, according to reports. The #NSO Group and its #Pegasus malware — capable of switching on a phone’s camera or microphone, and harvesting its data — have been in the headlines since 2016, when researchers accused it of helping spy on a dissident in the United Arab Emirates.

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