#PegasusSpyware

.New York, NY, USA
The device had been hacked using a "zero-click" method. (Photo credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Apple has released an emergency security update
  • This update comes a day before Apple release its latest iPhone
  • The flaw was first discovered by researchers at Citizen Lab

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pegasus is a spyware by Israel's NGO group. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • The Supreme Court has reserved its interim orders
  • Senior advocate Kapil Sibal underlined the point "about privacy of individuals"
  • It is also said that several phone numbers were allegedly found in a list

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • This comes six days after the SC granted more time to Centre for filing its response
  • 12 pleas have been filed in the apex court seeking an independent probe into the matter
  • They are related to reports of alleged snooping by government agencies

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pegasus is a spyware designed by Israel's NGO group (Photo: Representational/Unsplash)

  • The Supreme Court is hearing petitions on the alleged use of spyware to snoop on Indian citizens
  • On Tuesday, the SC observed that petitioners should not hold parallel debates on social media
  • Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought more time to take instructions from the government 

.Cupertino, CA, USA
Apple's new technology has sparked debates around privacy (Photo: Unsplash)

  • Apple has come up with a new technology to tackle child sex abuse material (CSAM)
  • The tech will scan user’s iCloud for known CSAM material
  • WhatsApp head Will Cathcart has called Apple’s move very concerning

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Security researchers say rebooting your phone once a week can protect from getting hacked (Photo: Unsplash)

  • Security breaches have become very common of late
  • The Pegasus scandal has thrown light on the extent hackers go to
  • Rebooting your phone once a week can help protect against hackers

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pegasus is a spyware designed by Israel's NGO group (Photo: Representational/Unsplash)

  • The Supreme Court heard a batch of nine petitions on the Pegasus spyware row on Thursday
  • The court observed that the allegations are serious if the media reports are true
  • Pegasus is a spyware designed by the Israel-based NSO Group

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Opposition for their alleged 'arrogance'. (Photo credit:PTI)

  • PM Modi accused the Opposition of insulting the legislature and the Constitution
  •  The attack comes amid Opposition disruption of House proceeding over Pegasus row
  • Referring to some comments of Opposition leaders, PM said they were 'derogatory'

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Opposition leaders cycled to Parliament on Tuesday. (Photo credit: ANI)

  • Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Opposition cycled to Parliament on Tuesday 
  • they were protesting several issues, including the Pegasus spying row
  • The cycle march was preceded by an Opposition breakfast meeting  

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pegasus spyware was allegedly used to spy on journalists, heads of state (Photo: Representational/Unsplash)

  • NSO has temporarily blocked some government clients
  • Saudi Arabia, Dubai and some public agencies in Mexico have been blocked: US media
  • The Israeli government is probing the allegations against NSO group