>> This is the man being called the million dollar dissident, Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates. A strange text message sent earlier this month to Mansoor's phone prompting Apple to roll out an iOS security update Thursday. Reuters correspondent Joe Menn.>> He was suspicious and instead he forwarded the text to researchers at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.
He had reason to be suspicious because, in fact, he had been targeted at least twice before that he knew of by commercial spyware.>> The link promised to share with Mansoor secrets about detainees tortured in Emirate jails. He's a pro-democracy advocate and a member of Human Rights Watch.
The Citizen Lab, which works on tech human rights and security issues, found that embedded in that link was