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2011-05-02 17:00:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-committee-for-world-press-freedom-ccwpf/citizen-lab-wins-prize-for-defence-of-the-internet OTTAWA, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - The Citizen Lab is the recipient of this year's press freedom award of the Canadian Committee for World press Freedom (CCWPF), The 13th annual Press Freedom Award goes to a Canadian person or group who has defended or advanced the cause of freedom of expression. The Citizen Lab team,...

2010-04-06 07:50:34

The Information Warfare Monitor (Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and the SecDev Group, Ottawa) and the Shadowserver Foundation announce the release of Shadows in the Cloud: An investigation into cyber espionage 2.0. The report documents a complex ecosystem of cyber espionage that systematically targeted and compromised computer systems in India, the Offices of the Dalai Lama, the United Nations, and several other countries. Members of the research team are...

2008-09-05 03:00:10

TORONTO - In the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, a new breed of hackers is conducting digital espionage. They are among a growing number of investigators monitoring how traffic is routed through various countries, where Web sites are blocked and why it's happening. Now they are turning their scrutiny to a new weapon of warfare: cyber attacks. Tracking wars isn't what many of the researchers set out to do. Many began intending to help people in countries that censor online...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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