The New York Times features recent Citizen Lab finding, including the GhostNet investigation.
“The holy grail is how can you distinguish between information which is garbage and information which is valuable?” said Rafal Rohozinski, a University of Cambridge-trained social scientist involved in computer security issues.
Beginning eight years ago he co-founded two groups, Information Warfare Monitor and Citizen Lab, which both have headquarters at the University of Toronto, with Ronald Deibert, a University of Toronto political scientist. The groups pursue that grail and strive to put investigative tools normally reserved for law enforcement agencies and computer security investigators at the service of groups that do not have such resources.
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