Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert, former Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan and Senior Security Analyst Seth Hardy will participate in a conference hosted by the International Relations Society on Saturday, 26 January 2013.
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Source: Amy O’Leary, The New York Times
This fall, 16 high schools in California started experimental workshops, billed as a kind of “shop class for the 21st century,” that were financed by the federal government.
This issue of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Cyber Watch covers issues such as blogger and netizen arrests, Internet and social media use, censorship and filtering, hacktivism, government control, and cyber warfare.
Source: Joseph Menn, Reuters
Frustrated by their inability to stop sophisticated hacking attacks or use the law to punish their assailants, an increasing number of U.S. companies are taking retaliatory action.
Source: Pierre Leibovici, Owni.eu
According to a statement posted on a related blog, Anonymous intends to expose the “trafficking of coltan” orchestrated by those multinationals in the DRC.
Source: Elinor Mills, CNET
In December 1998, a U.S.-based hacker group called Legions of the Underground declared cyberwar on Iraq and China and prepared to protest human rights abuses in those countries by disrupting their Internet access.
Source: Peter Apps, Reuters
Whether Syrian rebels hacked President Bashar al-Assad’s e-mails themselves or with the help of Western spy agencies or “hactivists”, the release of dozens of revealing messages points to a new era of information warfare.
Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan gave a talk on cloud protesting at the Unlike Us 2, Social Media Activism and the Critique of Liberation Technology conference at the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam.
Source: Misha Glenny, The New York Times
Teenagers are not usually the main targets of the F.B.I., whose agents are used to dealing with hardened criminals. But for the Cyber Division, they appear to be the norm.