Citizen Lab’s Research Fellow John Scott-Railton spoke to Politico regarding the Syrian Electronic Army, a group of hackers in support of Bashar Al-Assad’s government. An article by Business Insider also featured Citizen Lab research into ISIS malware attacks.
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An article by Forbes magazine discusses FireEye’s recent report on Syria, authored by Daniel Regalado, Citizen Lab Technical Advisory Board member Nart Villeneuve, and Citizen Lab Research Fellow John Scott Railton.
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman was interviewed by the International Business Times regarding the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), and its attack of several international news sites. The SEA is a group of hackers in support of Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad’s regime, known to target opposition political group.
In “In Syria, Conflict In Cyberspace Complements Ground War”, Marquis-Boire spoke to Robert Siegel about the digital dimension of the Syrian conflict.
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman was interviewed this week on the subject of Syria’s online conflict.
The Citizen Lab is pleased to announce the publication of A Call to Harm: New Malware Attacks Against the Syrian Opposition. This research report by Morgan Marquis-Boire and John Scott-Railton examines two recent cyber attacks targeting the Syrian opposition: malware masquerading as the circumvention tool Freegate and a campaign masquerading as a call to arms by a pro-opposition cleric.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow John Scott-Railton and Technical Advisor Morgan Marquis-Boire are featured in a New York Times piece on the Syrian Electronic Army.
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman spoke to media this week about the Syrian Electronic Army and the latest hacking of the Associated Press’ verified Twitter account.
Source: Silicon Republic
LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, appears to be the victim of a cyber attack by a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army.
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman interviewed as part of the Perugia International Journalism Festival
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman was interviewed in an article published as part of the Perugia International Journalism Festival on the activities of the Syrian Electronic Army.