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How to protect your computer or mobile from spyware like Pegasus?

 Israeli spy Pegasus has hacked the phones of several Indian ministers, opposition leaders, and journalists. This type of spyware can be used to monitor your phone or computer. The question is how to protect your PC or computer from this type of spyware. That is what was discussed in detail.


Spyware is a type of computer software that is installed on your computer without your knowledge via the Internet.


This allows user information to be stolen. Not only this, with the help of this phone you can monitor your conversations on the phone.


Unbeknownst to you, it turns on your voice recorder or camera and collects information about you.

It installs some unnecessary programs on your computer. Which can also grab your debit card or credit card information.


The term spyware first appeared in 1998. In 2004, the United States conducted a survey. The survey found that 95 percent of Internet users have admitted to being attacked by spyware. Of these, 94 percent did not know that their computer had spyware.


Pegasus is software developed by the Israeli company NSO. It is mainly used as a surveillance weapon in mobiles. Talking on the phone, exchanging messages on WhatsApp is all known. Even all the information documents and pictures stored on the phone can be seen through it.


First comes a link to a website on the phone. Pegasus is installed by clicking on the link. In addition, WhatsApp can be inserted into the phone by voice call or video.


Trojan: This is known spyware. AZI is installed on the system while downloading from various websites. Private information such as bank credit card information is used for theft.


Kilger: If you install this software on your computer, all the information about what you are typing will go to someone else. Social media or bank information can fall into the hands of miscreants.



Adware: It will monitor your browser or phone and show ads accordingly. When it is installed on the system, the computer becomes slow.


In addition to these, there are a few other spyware, tracking cookies, system monitors, keyboard loggers, browser hijackers, banker trojans, etc.


How to keep your computer or mobile safe from spyware?


Use trusted websites to keep your mobile or computer safe. Do not download anything from an unknown link.


Refrain from using unnecessary links on social media. If you use all that, your account may be hacked.


If you see an unwanted program, uninstall or delete it quickly. If necessary, restart the computer or mobile and check if it is there.


If you receive an e-mail from an unknown address, refrain from opening it. Because, opening this type of e-mail, spyware will be downloaded to your machine.


Regularly update the operating system on the computer or phone. This will increase the security of your devices.


Use antivirus to protect your computer or mobile phone. Nowadays, good antivirus is available at low prices. Try to keep yourself updated about technology. However, this may not be possible for everyone. But there are two things to keep in mind. Do not open any unfamiliar links or emails. Do not install some software on your phone or computer without knowing it.

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