Lahore: (Dunya News) What is Pegasus software used for espionage and how does it work?
The software ‘Pegasus’ is a very clever spy program created by the Israeli company NSO Group. This company is also known as Q Cyber Technologies.
Pegasus is capable of extracting and transferring all data from a mobile phone. Experts believe that this is one of the most successful spy programs ever.
Pegasus can record phone calls. It can copy data from mobile phone and forward it. It can even take a video or photo of you with your mobile camera.
Pegasus has been targeting the world’s most widely used mobile operating systems, Android and Apple’s iOS. (Continue)
Researchers say the software is so advanced that it can spy on a user without using a “zero click” method.
Once the spyware is installed on the mobile phone, it can access the phone’s private data including its password, its calls, its text messages and its e-mail.
This dangerous spy software turns a smartphone into an entire spy system. This program has been designed in such a way that it cannot be identified and its activities remain secret.
It can be used to deceive the forensic analysis of mobile phones. It can also avoid anti-software. Pegasus uses minimal bandwidth to run on a mobile phone so that the mobile phone user does not have any doubts.
Sources: Dunya News