Pegasus is spyware that can be installed on device certain versions of iOS, Apple's mobile operating system, developed by the Israeli cyber arms firm, NSO Group.
Pegasus is the name of spyware that can be installed on devices running certain versions of iOS, Apple's mobile operating system. Upon clicking on a malicious link, Pegasus secretly enables a jailbreak on the device and can read text messages, track calls, collect passwords, trace the phone location, as well as gather information from various apps.
It offers a rich set of advanced features and sophisticated intelligence collection capabilities not available in standard interception solutions:
Penetrates Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Symbian based devices.
Accesses password-protected devices.
Totally transparent to the target.
Leaves no trace on the device.
Minimal battery, memory and data consumption.
Self-destruct mechanism in case of exposure risk.
Retrieves any file from the device for deeper analysis.
Extracts contacts, messages, emails, photos, files, locations, passwords, processes list and more.