Mexico accused of targeting journalists and civil society groups
Date of report
  • June 2017
A threat actor targets journalists, lawyers, and other civil society groups in Mexico using commercial malware, developed by the NSO Group, for the purpose of espionage.
Suspected victims
  • Aristegui Noticias
  • Centro PRODH
  • Carlos Loret de Mola
  • Mexican Institute for Competitiveness
  • Mexicans against Corruption and Impunity
Suspected state sponsor
  • Mexico
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Suspected state sponsor response