This post describes TrackerSSL, a browser extension that reveals the leaky ad trackers on webpages that leave your browsing habits open to surveillance.
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While there has been much discussion about the use of software described as ‘implants’ or ‘backdoors’ to perform targeted surveillance, this report is about the less well understood method by which most targeted surveillance is delivered: network injection.
Post-doctoral Fellow Christopher Parsons spoke with a variety of media organizations over the past month about his research and pressing events that have taken place in the Canadian telecommunications landscape. He generally discussed lawful access to telecommunications data, the release of transparency reports by Canadian Internet service providers, and the unveiling of an access to personal information tool.
Former Citizen Lab security researcher and member of our technical advisory group, Nart Villeneuve, is part of a team that uncovered a malware campaign targeting European diplomats and foreign ministries.
The Targeted Threat Index is a metric for assigning an overall threat ranking score to email messages that deliver malware to a victim’s computer. The TTI metric was first introduced at SecTor 2013 as part of the talk “RATastrophe: Monitoring a Malware Menagerie” by Katie Kleemola, Seth Hardy, and Greg Wiseman.
This edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch covers related developments from Brazil, Cuba, Belize, Jamaica, and Antigua and Barbuda.
This Social Media CyberWatch looks at various legislative updates to privacy law, as well as other social media tracking activities.
This edition of Social Media CyberWatch looks at new developments in privacy research, legal debates, and online service provider policies and decisions.
This edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch covers related developments from Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Caribbean Region.
This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch covers topics such as censorship and surveillance, blogger and netizen arrests, cyber attacks and technological developments from the region.