In a time when every person’s digital life is now turned inside out and electronically dispersed and disaggregated, does it really make sense to think solutions lie in adding to that flood? Law enforcement and intelligence don’t need to sidestep court protections and civil liberties to meet the challenges of cyber crime – they need… Read more »
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A basement in the gray, Gothic heart of the University of Toronto is home to the CSI of cyberspace. “We are doing free expression forensics,” says Ronald Deibert, director of the Citizen Lab, based at the Munk Centre for International Studies. Deibert and his team of academics and students investigate in real time governments and… Read more »
The New York Times features recent Citizen Lab finding, including the GhostNet investigation.
CNN’s John Vause reports on the extensive cyber hacking network which began with an attack on the Dalia Lama’s office.
The Globe and Mail feature examines the Citizen Lab work and the recent Ghostnet investigation.
The CBC reported on the latest GhostNet report and the cyber espionage network uncovered by the Citizen Lab.
Researchers at the Information Warfare Monitor uncovered a suspected cyber espionage network of over 1,295 infected hosts in 103 countries. This finding comes at the close of a 10-month investigation of alleged Chinese cyber spying against Tibetan institutions that consisted of fieldwork, technical scouting, and laboratory analysis. Close to 30% of the infected hosts are… Read more »
A vast electronic spying operation has infiltrated computers and has stolen documents from hundreds of government and private offices around the world, including those of the Dalai Lama, Canadian researchers have concluded.
A little report by Neil Hrab from Reason.com on some of the jusifications for WSD and a review of some of this year’s action in Toronto. For his part, Ronald Deibert hopes WSD will provoke people to “think about the consequences” of the “anti-terrorist legislation passed all over the industrialized world” in the wake of… Read more »
Nice little profile of Hacktivism, including a very funny picture of Oxblood and a rather menacing picture of ProfD