Understanding Repressive Internet Communities (URICs)

Understanding Repressive Internet Communities (URICs)

This applied research project will investigate app usage of mobile device users in several targeted regions known for repressive information controls. The goal is to better understand controls and censorship in these locations. The intended output is a toolkit that...
VPNalyzer: Crowdsourced Investigation into Commercial VPNs

VPNalyzer: Crowdsourced Investigation into Commercial VPNs

Research instrumentation to enable crowdsourced investigations into commercial VPNs​. Problem The use of VPNs has been growing rapidly among Internet users due to increasing consumer awareness of the security and privacy risks born of high-profile incidents, massive...
Documenting and preventing information controls during the electoral period in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Disguiser: End-to-End Censorship Measurement

This project measures and investigates global censorship activities and its deployment through an end-to-end framework that enables ground truth for automatic and accurate censorship detection. The detection of Internet censorship usually requires heavy manual...
Mobile Surveillance Monitor

Mobile Surveillance Monitor

Mobile Surveillance Monitor (MSM) is a multi-source threat intelligence solution, designed to analyze and provide insights into active surveillance threats targeting the phones of at-risk individuals and groups around the world. In response to years of growth in...