Besides, it is untraceable to the destination; that is, it is not possible to know for sure who is behind the malware. In fact, this dependency is one of the great claims of NSO Group, especially on track in the flourishing of clandestine activities.
Methods to detect if an iPhone is infected with Pegasus
If an iPhone user wants peace of mind, There are some ways to check if the terminal has been infected with Pegasus. Amnesty International has developed a utility to identify this malware called MVT (Mobile Verification Toolkit), whose source code is available on GitHub.
The only thing you need to keep in mind is that MVT it is not a plug and play software (technology that allows a computing device to be connected to a computer without having to configure), nor are there easy ways to install and run it. It has to be compiled for adevicespecific, which makes access difficult.
MTV cannot analyze the device directly, so before starting the process, it is necessary to make a full system backup on the computer; namely, MVT actually verifies iOS or Android backupNoel smartphone per se.
However, there are some third-party tools that make the process a bit easier. The applications iMazing includes detection of Pegasus as a free feature. The app uses the MVT kit. Instructions and download are available here.