“At one point, Mr. Rodriguez told jurors, Mr. Guzmán asked him to install a feature on the phones that allowed him to remotely — and secretly — activate their microphones. Then Mr. Guzmán would play a little game, Mr. Rodriguez said. He would call people who had the ‘special’ phones and chat with them for a while then hang up, activate the microphone and listen to what they said about him.” It turns out, El Chapo wasn’t the only one who would get to hear these conversations. NYT: Kingpin Used Spyware to Obsessively Monitor His Wife and Mistress. (Then the FBI flipped his IT guy.)