01 November, 2019
3 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
News: Govt. questions WhatsApp after spyware is used for snooping
Prelims focus: about Pegasus spyware
Mains focus: Cyber technology and threats related to it
WhatsApp has been used to spy on journalists and human rights activists in India earlier this year. The surveillance was carried out using a spyware tool called Pegasus, which has been developed by an Israeli firm, the NSO Group.
About Pegasus and its modus operandi
Source: The Hindu
20 July, 2021
12 Min Read
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