Tags human rights

Networking firm Sandvine cancels Belarus contract, citing ‘custom code’ that aided censorship

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The episode highlights the role that software and cybersecurity firms can quietly play in the violation of human rights.

Israeli court rejects request to revoke NSO Group's export license

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The ruling comes despite allegations that NSO's software has been used against human rights activists.

Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The spying tools have been in use for years.

Moroccan journalist targeted by NSO Group spyware, Amnesty International says

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Amnesty International said Sunday its Security Lab found evidence of abuse on a Moroccan journalist’s cell phone that can be tied back to NSO Group spyware.

Research shows human rights activists in India were targeted with spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Human rights activists in India were targeted by a coordinated spyware campaign, according to research published by Amnesty International and Citizen Lab.

Zoom apologizes for disabling US accounts commemorating Tiananmen Square anniversary

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The apology comes after an uproar from human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers for Zoom’s role in quashing dissent outside of mainland China.

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