A Shifty Detail in Pegasus

Late last year, Pegasus received all the buzz in the macOS/iOS scene. The spyware was used by nation state actors, targeting human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor. Developed by NSO Group in Israel, the malware is usually introduced via a malicious link through text message, and is capable of gaining remote kernel code execution on the target iOS device's before jailbreaking and installing itself onto the victim device. Pegasus leverages 3 vulnerabilities collectively known as Trident-- a webkit memory corruption, a kernel infoleak, and another memory corruption in the kernel. [Read More]