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Mexican spy scandal escalates as study shows software targeted opposition

Pegasus software, sold to governments for use against terrorists and criminals, found to be used against people across ‘the political and civil society spectrum’ The text messages seemed innocuous enough when they buzzed on to the smartphone of Roberto Gil, a senior member of Mexico’s opposition National Action Party. “I wanted to share this report from [the Mexican newsweekly] Proceso where your name is mentioned,” said one.
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