Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke about how repressive governments around the world have been getting assistance from Western technology companies.
In the Media
Citizen Lab staff and research in the news.
Noman discussed the recent Twitter compromises, techniques believed to be used (phishing URLs), and how the regional dimensions of the conflict in Syria is reflected on the Internet (e.g., defacement of Iranian and Russian websites over their support to Syrian regime).
Bloomberg Business Week reports on joint Citizen Lab and University of New Mexico research on surveillance in the TOM-Skype instant messaging client (Chinese version of Skype).
In a piece for Agence France Press, Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Sarah McKune was quoted in response to a recent report outlying alleged Chinese hacking of US firms.
Brian Stewart’s piece for CBC News features Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert on the Russian cybercrime underworld.
Professor Deibert spoke about the Canadian company Blackberry and the lack of transparency in Blackberry’s agreements with governments abroad.
On 30 January 2013, Senior Researcher Sarah McKune participated in a radio interview on WebmasterRadio.fm in the Cyber Law and Business Report show.
Hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, the segment explored US involvement in exporting arms and censorship, surveillance and filtering technology to brutal regimes abroad.
Professor Deibert was featured in a Christian Science Monitor piece on cybersecurity, Cyber Security Awakening in 2013: How vulnerable to attack is US now?.
Director Ron Deibert gave a talk titled “The global battle for the future of cyberspace” in Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands, on 22 November.