Mexico accused of spying on journalists and activists using cellphone malware | World news | The Guardian

The Mexican government has deployed sophisticated software to spy on journalists, activists and anti-graft groups as they worked to highlight some of the country’s most notorious cases of crime, corruption and abuse of authority.

Targets received SMS messages with links which appeared legitimate but led to false sites and the installation of malware on their mobile phones, according to an investigation by the press freedom organisation Article 19 and Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/19/mexico-cellphone-software-spying-journalists-activists

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