The Citizen Lab is proud to once again be a host organization for the Google Policy Fellowship program. Deadline for application is April 14 2014 Midnight Pacific time Full details are available from the Google Policy Fellowship Program website
Where do human rights and online rights meet? Is there a clash between online freedom and human rights? Is there room for self-regulation? These are some of the questions that a recently concluded online discussions report on Internet freedom in Africa explores.
Civil society and academia have raised concerns about some of the articles in the convention, which had earlier been expected to be signed in January 2014. Latest reports indicate that, at the earliest, the law could be signed in June this year.
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) to co-host discussion on online safety matters in Africa, during November and December 2013.
The Citizen Lab is proud to participate in the Google Policy Fellowship for the fifth time next summer. In June 2013, a Google Policy Fellowship based at the Citizen Lab will be be offered to a student who is passionate about technology and Internet policy. Applications are due by March 15 2013 (midnight Pacific time). For more information see the Google Policy Fellowship website.
The Citizen Lab has an opening in the summer term for a software developer / research assistant. The successful candidate will work with the Citizen Lab team to develop tools for Internet censorship monitoring. This position is ideal for an undergraduate computer science or engineering student in 2nd year or above (preferably having taken at least one networking course).
In this blog post, we report on malware campaigns targeting human rights groups using the PlugX Remote Access Trojan (RAT).
In this technical brief, Citizen Lab Senior Security Analyst Seth Hardy presents a detailed analysis of IEXPL0RE RAT, a remote access trojan targeting human rights-related organizations.
This edition of the MENA Cyber Watch covers topics such as censorship and filtering, blogger arrests, cyber attacks and more.