Citizen Lab



2014 Google Policy Fellowship Call for Applications

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

Exploring The State of Internet Freedom in Africa

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.

Citizen Lab Presentation At Sector

On Tuesday October 8th, Citizen Lab’s Seth Hardy, Katie Kleemola and Greg Wiseman delivered their presentation “RATastrophe: Monitoring a Malware Menagerie” at SecTor (Security Education Conference Toronto).

Slides are available here.
Video is available here

Call for Applications: 2013 Google Policy Fellowship [CLOSED]

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.

Call for Applications: Summer Software Developer / RA [CLOSED]

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).

Citizen Lab Technical Brief: IEXPL0RE 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.