Pegasus spyware affects both Android and iOS devices.
Pegasus spyware affects both Android and iOS devices.(Photo: The Quint)
  • 1. What is Pegasus Spyware?
  • 2. How Do You Know If You Have Been Affected?
  • 3. Does it Affect Other Apps?
  • 4. What to Do If Your Phone Is Affected by Pegasus?
Here’s How You Can Tell If Your Phone Has Pegasus Israeli Spyware

WhatsApp might tout itself as a secure platform, but even that hasn’t helped its users from being attacked by the Pegasus spyware said to have been developed by an Israeli cyber technology firm.

A report in The Indian Express says the attack seems to have been targeted towards journalists, lawyers, Dalit activists, and at least two dozen academics. Chances are there could be more.

Pegasus is believed to allow anyone access to your phone’s files, messages, images. Basically, everything!

So, is there a way to know whether you have been affected by Pegasus? What happens if you have been compromised? We explain.

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