pegasus: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Government Testing its own Secure Messaging app

Reports in media have code-named the Government of India’s secure messaging app ‘GIMS’- Government Instant Messaging System, as a similar smartphone application has been developed and designed by the state-owned Kerela unit of National Informatics Centre (NIC) which is said to be in the pilot testing stage and has been released to some Indian Navy ..

What is Pegasus?

Pegasus is spyware developed by the Israeli cyber arms firm, NSO group. The spyware was developed for remote surveillance of smartphones, such as Android, iOS systems, Symbian, and Blackberry based devices. It’s been developed in such a way that the spyware infiltrates smartphones silently in the background, without any user’s notice, and works to collect ..