How Pegasus infiltrates a phone and what it can do

Attack vectors

Pegasus can be installed on a phone through vulnerabilities in common apps, or by tricking a target into clicking a malicious link

SMS

WhatsApp

iMessage

?

Unknown vulnerability

Capabilities

Once installed, Pegasus can theoretically harvest any data from the device and transmit it back to the attacker

SMS

Emails

WhatsApp chats

Photos and videos

Activate microphone

Activate camera

Record calls

GPS data

Calendar

Contacts book

Attack vectors

Capabilities

Pegasus can be installed on a phone through vulnerabilities in common apps, or by tricking a target into clicking a malicious link

Once installed, Pegasus can theoretically harvest any data from the device and transmit it back to the attacker

SMS

Emails

WhatsApp chats

SMS

Photos and videos

WhatsApp

Activate microphone

iMessage

Activate camera

?

Unknown vulnerability

Record calls

GPS data

Calendar

Contacts book