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Citizen Lab research on Hacking Team in NY Times

A New York Times article describing the growth of email spyware as a political weapon, titled “Cyberwar for Sale,” cited Citizen Lab research into Hacking Team, an Italian team that creates spyware for sale to governments. In particular, the article cites Citizen Lab’s work in exposing the use of Hacking Team software on the devices of Moroccan, UAE, and Ethiopian activists. The article goes on to explore Hacking Team and other companies role in the growing significance of commercial spyware.

Read the full New York Times article.

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