Pegasus is this spyware technology by Israeli company NSO Group that can be used against people who should never be targeted. Data harvested from smartphone? Location, emails, videos, social media, photos, mic, camera granular access–which has been used against targets like Jamal Khashoggi. NSO denies their software was used by bad actors and never to access U.S. phone numbers.
Hat tip to Josie Browne-Peters on this subject.