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The Summer of Psi Begins!

On May 1st, the revolution began. Psiphon Inc. was officially announced. Our development team is working feverishly to code up the impending release of Psiphon 2.0. Parallel to their efforts is the Summer of Psi project. Inspired by Google’s Summer of Code, this year, Psi-Lab will organize the “Summer of Psi”, which aims to establish… Read more »

Psiphon Launch — the Revolution has Begun!

Last night in Toronto, at the new Psiphon digs, we held our public launch of Psiphon Inc — the first company to be spun out of the Citizen Lab. Although Psiphon is spinning out, its relationship with the Citizen Lab is stronger than ever. We have developed a strategic partnership with Psiphon around Psi-LAB —… Read more »

CNN covers GhostNet investigation

CNN’s John Vause reports on the extensive cyber hacking network which began with an attack on the Dalia Lama’s office.

CBC reports on GhostNet

The CBC reported on the latest GhostNet report and the cyber espionage network uncovered by the Citizen Lab.

Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network

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 »

The New York Times on GhostNet

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.

Radio Canada International Masala Canada

Prof Deibert recently did a radio interview with Radio Canada International’s “MASALA CANADA with Wojtek Gwiazda.” Wojtek sent us an MP3 of the interview, which can be accessed here. In the interview, Deibert discusses with Gwiazda the Citizen Lab, the OpenNet Initiative, and the ONI Asia project, supported by IDRC Canada. Radio Canada International’s Masala… Read more »