Microphone or Camera Recordings
An adversary could use a malicious or exploited application to surreptitiously record activities using the device microphone and/or camera through use of standard operating system APIs.
|Application Vetting||On Android, applications must request the RECORD_AUDIO permission to access the microphone and the CAMERA permission to access the camera. Extra scrutiny could be given to applications that request these permissions. On iOS, calls to the relevant APIs could be detected during the vetting process.|
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|Pegasus for iOS|
On both Android (6.0 and up) and iOS, the user can view which applications have permission to use the microphone or the camera through the device settings screen, and the user can choose to revoke the permissions.
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