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Analysis: Turns Out That Maybe You Shouldn’t Trust the ‘Media’

June 2, 2016

Chicago Tribune | June. 1, 2016

The Cit­i­zen Lab, a research group that has done ground­break­ing work on dig­i­tal sur­veil­lance, has doc­u­ment­ed hack­ing cam­paigns tied to the gov­ern­ments of the UAE, Iran, Bahrain, and Latin Amer­i­ca’s left-lean­ing dic­ta­tors in which their spies have posed as reporters in emails and phone calls in order to con­vince dis­si­dents to click on links and open doc­u­ments con­tain­ing spy­ware. Read more.