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Syrian Activists Targeted with BlackShades Spy Software

The use of remote surveillance software against activists has been a feature of the ongoing conflict in Syria. Today, the EFF and Citizen Lab report on the use of a new toolkit by a previously observed attacker. This actor has been circulating malware which surreptitiously installs BlackShades RAT on victims machines.

The Canadian Connection: An investigation of Syrian government and Hezbullah web hosting in Canada

A new report, entitled The Canadian Connection: An investigation of Syrian government and Hezbullah web hosting in Canada, continues Citizen Lab research into the intersection of the private sector, authoritarianism, and cyberspace regulation, turning our attention to a component of the Internet that does not typically receive the same amount of attention as filtering, surveillance, and computer network attack products and services: web hosting services.

الحرب النفسية والوجدانية: القمع الرقمي العابر للحدود في كندا

هذا البعد الرقمي للقمع العابر للحدود – الذي نشير إليه بالقمع الرقمي العابر للحدود – أصبح بسرعة حجر الزاوية للقمع العابر للحدود بشكل يومي، ويشكل تهديدًا لحقوق وحريات المعارضين والنشطاء الذين يعيشون في المنفى.

心理和情感战:加拿大境内的数字化跨国镇压

这份报告阐述了数字化跨国镇压对居住在加拿大的活动家和异见人士有哪些影响。我们的结论是,数字化跨国镇压对这些群体产生了严重影响,包括对他们开展跨国人权宣传工作能力的影响。然而,遭受这种攻击的受害者几乎没有得到任何支持,到目前为止,加拿大政府的政策力度仍显不足。

2019 OTF Information Controls Fellowship [CLOSED]

The Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) from the Open Technology Fund (OTF) supports research into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open Internet, and implementing censorship mechanisms, thereby threatening the ability of global citizens to exercise basic human rights and democracy; work focused on mitigation of such threats is also supported.