Health Activists Targeted By Israeli Spyware Sold To Mexican Government
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MEXICO CITY (REPORT) — An internet watchdog group said Saturday that aSPYWARE hacking attempt targeted activists who campaigned against soft drinks and junk foods, and purportedly used Israeli-produced software sold to governments.
The Citizen Lab based at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs said the attack targeted public health advocates Alejandro Calvillo and Luis Encarnacion, and public health researcher Simon Barquera.
The report implicated software produced by Israel’s NSO Group. The PegasusSPYWARE gives hackers free reign to eavesdrop on calls, harvest messages, activate cameras and drain a phone’s trove of personal data.
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