FT editor among 180 journalists identified by clients of spyware firm - Surveillance - The Guardian

Data leak and forensics suggest NSO’s surveillance tool used against journalists at some of world’s top media companies

A successful Pegasus infection gives NSO customers access to all data stored on the device. An attack on a journalist could expose a reporter’s confidential sources as well as allowing NSO’s government client to read their chat messages, harvest their address book, listen to their calls, track their precise movements and even record their conversations by activating the device’s microphone.