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Hundreds arrested after using ‘encrypted’ messaging app backdoored by the FBI

Operation Trojan Shield has already led to the arrest of 800 suspects in 16 countries.

On Jun 8, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Marjorie Taylor Greene whips out ‘really bad Mexican accent’ when talking about cartels, gets roasted online

‘Marjorie Taylor Greene’s really bad Mexican accent made me cringe.’

On May 29, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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TikTok shows police throwing tear gas at women protesting femicide

In 2020, at least 939 women were victims of femicide.

On Mar 11, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Drug cartels have taken over TikTok

Although the trend will fade, the reality for those affected by the cartels will remain.

On Nov 30, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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How a drug cartel used encryption and a fake website to launder millions

La Corporacion attempted to use encryption to hide its communications, but it was already too late.

On Oct 17, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Mexico’s violent drug war is playing out uncensored on YouTube

Even this is too close for comfort.

On May 12, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Was this Mexican cartel figure brought down by his Instagram photos?

El Chino Antrax posted plenty of evidence on social media.

On Jan 6, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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The Facebook selfies of a Mexican drug cartel

Drug lords can duckface, too.

On Nov 12, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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Prominent anti-corruption blogger goes missing

The Mexican blogger may have been a target of drug cartels or corrupt governmental agents.

On Sep 18, 2012 by Curt Hopkins

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Mexican drug cartel’s Mother’s Day Massacre uploaded to YouTube

A shocking video showing the disposal of 49 headless bodies was available on YouTube for more than 48 hours. 

On May 17, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Barrett Brown turns to Reddit for AntiSec support

The Texas writer and self-proclaimed Anonymous spokesman posted to Reddit for help reading 3.3 million emails that are about to be made public.  

On Dec 28, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Anonymous lays out five demands for “Operation Safe Roads”

In a new video, set to be released publicly on Sunday, the hacktivists issued a list of requirements for bus companies to meet before the Dec. 10 deadline to prevent action.

On Dec 2, 2011 by Dave Copeland

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Why Anonymous called off #OpCartel in Mexico [exclusive]

Anonymous called off #OpCartel due to the frightening nature of life in Mexico under the rule of violent drug cartels, a spokesperson confirms, but the hackers are still gearing up for Operation Safe Roads. 

On Nov 30, 2011 by Dave Copeland

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In Mexico, Anonymous launches “Operation Safe Roads”

After two campaigns in Mexico that were better publicized than executed, Anonymous has launched #Opcarreterasseguras to draw attention to bus companies that the hackers claim are tied to the violent drug cartels. 

On Nov 29, 2011 by Dave Copeland

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Anonymous launches #OpCorrupcion on election day

The hacking of Mexican goverment sites on election day signaled the start of #OpCorrupcion, Anonymous members on Twitter claimed. 

On Nov 14, 2011 by Dave Copeland