In the first few months of 2012, Bahraini activists reported receiving unsolicited email attachments, purportedly from the Al-Jazeera reporter Melissa Chan. ... from address books, GPS tracking, and even silently calling a mobile phone and having it pick up and transmit conversations in its vicinity. ... So the practical options are get a warrant or subpoena for the email provider (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo! ... Governments can install malware like FinSpy, while the users cannot detect or remove it.
|Title||:||Attacks on the Press|
|Author||:||Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2013-02-04|