Tag Archives: Syrian Electronic Army

Helmi Noman interviewed for piece on Syrian Electronic Army

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.

Morgan Marquis-Boire on NPR

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 interviewed on Syria’s online conflict

Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman was interviewed this week on the subject of Syria’s online conflict.

A Call to Harm: New Malware Attacks Target the Syrian Opposition

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.

Hunting for Syrian hackers’ chain of command

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.

Senior Researcher Helmi Noman 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.

Syrian Electronic Army hacks LinkedIn blog

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.

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert interviewed by BBC Arabic

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert was featured in BBC Arabic 4 Tech programme in a discussion about a collective of pro-Assad hackers and online activists, who call themselves the Syrian Electronic Army.

Director Ron Deibert joined Al Jazeera’s The Stream to talk about the Syrian Electronic Army

Director Ron Deibert joined Al Jazeera’s The Stream via Skype to talk about a collective of pro-Assad hackers and online activists, who call themselves the Syrian Electronic Army.

Read the article and watch the video here.