The Usage Of Texts As Lures, Authorities Spyware Goals Mexican Newshounds And Their Families

The conference table was packed with fellow human rights defenders, including the United Nations commissioner for human rights in Mexico.
And she received a text message purportedly from the American Embassy about a problem with her visa.
Brewer and others appealed to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, a regional body outside the Mexican judicial system, to review the case.
But his phone kept buzzing, at first with calls from lawyers, and then with an odd text message.
Mr. Pardinas called his wife, telling her that she appeared to be part of a broader harassment effort.

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