Apple issues fix for flaw linked to Pegasus spyware


Apple has rolled out a patch for Pegasus spyware, which was previously able to infect victims' phones without even tricking them into clicking a malicious link. — AFP

Apple released a fix Monday for a weakness that can let the spyware at the heart of the Pegasus scandal infect devices without users even clicking on a malicious message or link.

The Pegasus software from Israeli firm NSO Group has been under intense scrutiny since an international media investigation claimed it was used to spy on the phones of human rights activists, journalists and even heads of state.

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