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Border Lines
Border Lines

The Mexican Border-Crossing App That Suddenly Disappeared

“What would stop Border Patrol agents from signing up for this also?”
Brian Anderson
1.25.18
Border Lines
Border Lines

Great, Mexican Drug Cartels Now Have Weaponized Drones

“Potato bomb” quadcopters give narcos more options for perpetrating crimes they're perfectly capable of pulling off some other way.
David Axe
10.25.17
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

Mexican TV Is Interfering with Rural Broadband in California

The Tribal Digital Village has been working since 2001 to improve access to internet for reservation residents, and has faced some unique challenges.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.21.17
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

Mexican Governor Spied on President With Hacking Team Spyware, Lawsuit Alleges

A former intelligence officer brings to light yet more evidence of surveillance abuses in Mexico.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.30.17
Cyberwar1
Cyberwar1

Here's What's Coming in the New Season of CYBERWAR

VICELAND’s show on hacking and cyberwarfare is back for a new season.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.17.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Mexico Hacking and Spying on Its Citizens Is a 'Human Rights Crisis'

The illegal use of hacking tools by the Mexican government against activists and reporters has become a systematic policy of intimidation and harassment.
Gisela Pérez de Acha
6.23.17
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

Mexico's Sloppy Hacking Attempts Expose Customers of a $1 Billion Spyware Company

A customer of the secretive spyware maker NSO Group is trying to hack several journalists and human rights activists in Mexico.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.19.17
Narco Cyber
Narco Cyber

A ‘Hacker’ Exposed a Mexican Drug Lord, Now He's Trying to Save His Own Life

The computer engineer secretly shot video of the purported heir to Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán and was reported to be living in the US under government protection. In fact, he’s stuck in Mexico.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Brian Anderson
5.17.17
robocop 2
robocop 2

Someone Used Nintendo Famicom Cartridges to Smuggle 73 Spiders

The worst kind of buggy games.
Leif Johnson
5.11.17
radiation
radiation

These Geniuses Want to Build Trump’s Border Wall With Nuclear Waste

Not the best idea.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.5.17
Troll Warfare
Troll Warfare

Mexico’s Troll Bots Are Threatening the Lives of Activists

How an army of Twitter trolls is invading Mexico’s democratic process.
Andalusia Knoll Soloff
3.9.17
resist
resist

Mexico’s 'Silicon Valley' Senses Opportunity Despite Donald Trump’s Threats

Mexico’s burgeoning tech sector sees the threats posed by the Trump administration as an opportunity to lure foreign talent and ease its dependency on the US.
Duncan Tucker
2.16.17