Oct 6, 2020
Your phone rings. Within seconds, it’s infected with secret spyware that's tracking everything you do. From Mexico to Morocco, some of the most insidious attacks on human rights activists, including the targeting of one of Amnesty’s own team, have been waged using spyware manufactured by NSO Group, a major player in the secretive surveillance industry. NSO’s Pegasus malware can turn on your phone’s microphone and camera without your knowledge, access your emails and texts, track your keystrokes, and collect data about you. Amnesty’s Danna Ingleton and a team of Amnesty Tech Investigators race against the clock to expose this spyware and stop it being used against activists.
‘.. imagine the fear of thinking that actually at any moment you could be being recorded. This is a purchased big brother and nobody's batting an eyelash that this is going on.’