I Spy With My Little Eye: All About the WhatsApp-Pegasus Attack
At least two dozen Indians are among the 1,400-odd individuals who are confirmed to have been targeted globally by the spyware and surveilled.
At least two dozen Indians are among the 1,400-odd individuals who are confirmed to have been targeted globally by the spyware and surveilled.(Photo: The Quint)

I Spy With My Little Eye: All About the WhatsApp-Pegasus Attack

Indian journalists are alarmed at the possibility of their phones being hacked, and there's good reason.

Two dozens of Indians journalists and activists were spied upon via an infamous spyware called the Pegasus, which has been developed by Israel-based NSO Group. But it doesn’t stop there, these Indians are only some of the 1,400 people worldwide who were under this surveillance.

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If you have a phone, you probably have WhatsApp, and this was the very app that the Pegasus spyware used to get into people’s phones.

Why WhatsApp? Actually, the question is why not? It’s the most popular messaging app, which has more than 1.5 billion users worldwide, who use it for work, daily communication, to share news, photos, videos, audio, etc.

So what is Pegasus and how does it work? Who is trying to spy on journalists and activists, and most importantly – why? Are you at risk? Tune in to The Big Story for more.

Also Read : ‘It’s Clear Who’s Spying & Why’: WhatsApp-Pegasus Attack Targets

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