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If you suspect you are a victim of Pegasus, please let us know: SC Probe Panel

New Delhi: A committee appointed by the Supreme Court investigating the Pegasus spyware snooping issue has issued a public notice seeking details from those who may have felt that their mobile device may be infected with Pegasus malware.

The Panel has asked Pegasus victims to send information by noon on January 7, 2022.

On October 27, the Supreme Court appointed an independent technical committee overseen by Judge RV Raveendran, a former Supreme Court judge, to investigate the alleged snooping of Pegasus, causing the cause to determine the truth. He said he was forced to take up.

The Commission asked citizens with reasonable reasons that their mobile phones were suspected of being compromised by certain uses of NSO Group’s Israeli Pegasus software, explaining why and infecting the device with malware. Made me believe that I was doing it.

The Commission also asked people to let them know if they were in a position to allow them to inspect the device.

“If the Commission feels that your response to a suspected device infected with malware will force further investigation, the Commission shall require you to allow the device to be inspected.” The notice issued in the newspaper on Sunday said.

The Commission said the collection site is in New Delhi and the mobile device will be returned upon completion of the test / investigation.

The Supreme Court has approved that the Technical Committee will effectively implement the terms of consignment and devise its own procedures to respond to them. The Commission may carry out any investigations it deems appropriate, take statements of any person in connection with the investigations, and seek records of any authority or individual.

Judge Raveendran oversees the functioning of the technical committee and is supported by former IPS officer Alok Joshi and Dr. Sundeep Oberoi, chair of the International Organization for Standardization / International Electrotechnical Commission / Joint Technical Committee subcommittee. increase.

The three members of the technical committee are Dr. Naveen Kumar Chaudhary, a professor of cybersecurity and digital forensics, and Dr. Gandhinagar, Pravaharan P., professors of engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Dean of the National Forensic University. This is Kerala. Dr. Ashwin Anilgmaste, Institute Chair Associate Professor (Computer Science and Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

On October 27, the Supreme Court instructed the Commission to promptly submit the report, which was scheduled for further hearing eight weeks later.

https://www.siasat.com/inform-us-if-you-suspect-you-are-a-pegasus-victim-sc-probe-panel-2251633/ If you suspect you are a victim of Pegasus, please let us know: SC Probe Panel

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