Meduza co-founder’s phone infected with Pegasus

The article discusses the use of the Pegasus spyware, developed by Israeli company NSO Group, by governments worldwide to target journalists, opposition politicians, and activists. The first confirmed case of a Pegasus attack against a Russian journalist, Galina Timchenko, is highlighted. The spyware gives attackers complete access to the infected device, including its microphone, cameras, and memory, making it a powerful tool for surveillance. The article also mentions the high cost of Pegasus, with states reportedly spending millions of dollars for access to the software. NSO Group claims to sell Pegasus only to vetted state agencies but has faced controversy due to the widespread abuse of the spyware.

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