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This Isreali Spyware can Hack into Your Phone through WhatsApp!

Privacy and integrity have pretty much become a textbook topic nowadays. I feel it should be carved in stone as a fundamental right of a fellow internet surfer. Let me ask you a question. Do you use WhatsApp messenger ? Well, of course, you do! There are actually more than 400 million users here in India alone, which makes it the company's largest marketplace. Unfortunately though, even with all its "end-to-end encryption" jazz, our mobile devices may have been compromised through WhatsApp! You may already be aware that nobody is really incognito while using a device that can connect to the internet; not completely anyway. A couple of years ago, around 2013, a name started floating around striking fear in WhatsApp users. Pegasus! It started when a Human rights activist from UAE received several suspicious links on his WhatsApp, which he sent over to the bright people at Citizen Labs research group from the University of Toronto. They discovered that