A journalist wrote articles critical of the Kazakhstan government. The government did not like this and attempted to silence her. But perhaps they went more than just that. Perhaps they tried to spy on her. The EFF investigated this case and went down a very interesting rabbit hole.
Thanks to Cooper Q from EFF's new Threat Lab. Also big thanks to Eva from EFF, Andrew Blaich and Michael Flossman from Lookout.
For another story about the EFF listen to episode 12 "Crypto Wars".