Tag Archives: Espionage

US Indictment of Chinese Military Hackers: Cybersecurity Gets Personal

The trajectories of the U.S. and Chinese governments on cyber security have officially diverged with the May 19 unsealing of an indictment against five Chinese nationals accused of cyber espionage against U.S. companies.

Director Ron Deibert interviewed in Danish media

Director Ron Deibert spoke about the NSA spying scandal, and his new book, Black Code.

Communications Officer Irene Poetranto in The Jakarta Post

Citizen Lab Communications Officer Irene Poetranto authored an op-ed in The Jakarta Post on 14 December. In Time for greater transparency, Poetranto writes about the recent spying allegations by the Australian spy agency and the market for surveillance technologies.

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert talks about the NSA spying scandal

On Friday, 7 June, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke to Matt Galloway of CBC Radio’s Metro Morning show about the NSA spying scandal.

Why the U.S. is not in a cyber war

Source: Ian Wallace, The Daily Beast

For several weeks, it has been difficult to open a newspaper or watch a Sunday talk show without hearing about the advent of “cyber war.”

Obama’s cyberwarfare strategy will backfire

Source: Jason Healey, US News

America’s generals and spymasters have decided they can secure a better future in cyberspace through, what else, covert warfare, preemptive attacks, and clandestine intelligence.

Civil society hung out to dry in global cyber espionage

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert and Senior Researcher Sarah McKune authored a new article in CircleID on the often overlooked dimension of cyber threats and cyber espionage: the targeting of civil society actors.

Meet the German jazz pianist selling spy software to totalitarian regimes

Source: Bastian Brinkmann, Jasmin Klofta and Frederik Obermaier, World Crunch

Martin Münch says he knows who the bad guys are, and that he’s one of the good guys.

Was Canada’s Delisle spying for the Russian mob?

Brian Stewart’s piece for CBC News features Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert on the Russian cybercrime underworld.

Ahead of spyware conference, more evidence of abuse

Source: Nicole Perlroth, The New York Times

This week, at ISS World Americas, an annual surveillance trade show in Washington, law enforcement agents from around the world will gather to learn about the latest in computer spyware.