Pegasus spyware is once again making headlines. Although the common man does not need to be afraid of this, but he needs to beware of all other spy software and apps that steal your information. Some of these apps try to steal your financial information, while some try to break into your photo gallery, calls, messages etc. Let us tell you, the researcher of Amnesty International has released a tool. With this, you can find out whether your phone has been affected by Pegasus or not.
What is the tool and how does this tool works ?
The name of this tool is Mobile Verification Toolkit (MVT). This tool has been designed by the researcher of Amnesty. It is being said about the Mobile Verification Toolkit that it can be used to find out whether your phone has been infected with Pegasus spyware or not. This toolkit works on the Command Line Interface (CLI). Mobile Verification Toolkit for iPhone can read any indicator of backup and compromise. The tool for Android devices checks the backup of SMS or text sent from the domain of NSO Group. Apart from this, it also checks all the apps on the device. So that it can be known that the compromise has not happened.
In this way also find out whether your phone is a victim of Pegasus
Battery running out quickly
If your phone’s battery is draining faster than usual, then malware and fraudulent apps use dangerous codes to reduce battery capacity. You check the number of apps running in the background. Many apps running in the background also eat up the battery, so first close them and then monitor.
Unknown software on the phone
You see apps on your smartphone that you don’t recognize or are sure you haven’t downloaded. This could be the work of a hacker or spyware.
Phone is slow
Your smartphone has suddenly become slow. It doesn’t work with speed. In such a situation, there may be stealth malware in the background.
Data usage has increased
Your data usage has suddenly increased. In such a situation, there may be dangerous apps in your phone because they track your activities.