New Delhi, July 20 -- A global investigation by 16 media organizations had revealed the scandalous mass surveillance by the Israeli company NSO Group's spy software Pegasus, using which at least 300 people are believed to have been targetted, including two serving ministers in the Narendra Modi government, three Opposition leaders, one constitutional authority, several journalists and business persons.

The entire incident took the news and governments by storm, raising some questions on how did it happen? Did we already see this coming and most importantly the involvement of people in this.

But Pegasus has been under the scanner, over its surveillance activities, for a while now.

In September 2018, The Citizen Lab, a Canadian cybersecu...