Aug 302017
 August 30, 2017  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports:

In the last few months, human rights and internet monitoring organizations have uncovered evidence that the Mexican government uses sophisticated spyware made by an Israeli company to monitor journalists, dissidents, and even political opponents, as reported in a series of articles in The New York Times.

Now, a former Mexican spy alleges that years ago, a Mexican governor used a different sort of spyware—this one made by the infamous Italian company, Hacking Team—to surveil other government employees and politicians, including journalists and even the President of Mexico himself.

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