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Citizen Lab Senior Security Analyst Seth Hardy presents at SecTor Conference

Citizen Lab Senior Security Analyst Seth Hardy spoke at SecTor, Canada’s 5th annual IT security conference, held in Toronto from October 17th to 19th, 2011. His session, titled What is an APT without a sensationalist name?, discussed targeted malware attacks against human rights organization.

Cloud protesting: Dissent in times of social media

In a new blog post, Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan argues that as a result of the diffusion of social media, we have now entered the age of cloud protesting, where individuals and networked collective action have taken central stage.

Sarah McKune joins the Citizen Lab as Senior Researcher

We are pleased to announce that Sarah McKune has joined the Citizen Lab as Senior Researcher. Sarah will be working on the Lab’s comparative analysis of targeted malware attacks on human rights organizations, as well as research and analysis of international cyber security initiatives and related issues.

Manipulating social networks

In this op-ed article, author Jillian C. York discusses the tendency of activists to censor themselves using special tools like Tor, or staying off certain networks altogether, due to the knowledge that posting the wrong picture on Facebook can get them arrested, if not worse.