This project detected, documented, and analyzed current and emerging cyber threats with a long term goal to mitigate their impact on users at risk in specific Sub-Saharan African countries especially around elections.

Specifically the project studied EthiopiaRwandaDemocratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Cameroon, and Zimbabwe. Through a combination of technical and investigative means, the project examined models of attacks including both the means and tools employed for such attacks, appropriated strategies or tactics, such as blocking of website pages, phishing and other social engineering methods. Additional reports can be found here. The outputs also included a series of online posts.