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Oct 2, 2018 • 15 tweets • 8 min read
#Pegasus spyware, which transforms a cellphone into a mobile surveillance hub, could have been deployed against a range of journalists and civil society actors in Mexico, KSA, Bahrain, Morocco, Togo, Israel, US, and UAE.
How to protect yourself? [Thread] cpj.org/2018/10/cpj-sa…#Pegasus gives the attacker the ability to monitor, record & collect existing & future data from the phone. This includes calls and information from messaging applications and real-time location data. The spyware is able to remotely activate the camera and microphone. @citizenlab
#Vietnam: Blogger sentenced to 7 years for anti-state "propaganda" cpj.org/2017/11/vietna…
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release the blogger Nguyen Van Hoa who was sentenced on Monday to seven years in prison on charges of disseminating "propaganda against the state."