Taxonomy of a shutdown: 8 ways governments restrict access to the internet, and how to #KeepItOn
Our new guide explains the technology behind network interference to help people prepare for, circumvent, and document internet shutdowns.
#KeepItOn: How to stop internet shutdowns in Ukraine
Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine includes cyberattacks and deliberate disruptions to the internet that are exacerbating the humanitarian crisis.
Not good enough: Apple, Google bow to government pressure, censor content during Russian elections
The Russian elections were held on the weekend, and authorities — with the complicity of Big Tech — censored the population.
Nos données, notre démocratie: comment assurer l’intégrité des élections en Tunisie
La protection des données et la sécurité numérique sont des questions sérieuses pour les élections en Tunisie, mais augmenter votre sécurité peut être amusant (promis). Suivez ces conseils pour préserver l’intégrité des élections et défendre la démocratie.
Our data, our democracy: yes, you can help keep Tunisian elections secure!
Data protection and digital security are serious issues for Tunisia’s elections, but increasing your security can be fun (we promise). Use these tips to help safeguard the integrity of the election and defend democracy.
Dirty tricks reported during Malaysian election
Reports through our Digital Security Helpline indicate that the mobile phones of opposition politicians and activists are being targeted with DDoS attacks — effectively making their phones useless to communicate.
Cyber attacks increasing against civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of election
Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has observed a spike in the number of attacks on civil society in Azerbaijan. If you need help with your digital security, reach out now.
No, Liberia wasn’t forced offline. Yes, we still need a stronger internet.
A more resilient internet is an internet that will better safeguard free expression and human rights.
Help us fight for free expression in 2016
Our Digital Security Helpline supports civil society across the globe. Help us do even more in 2016!
Defending users at risk from DDoS attacks: An evolving challenge
Gustaf Björksten discusses the evolving challenge of helping Digital Security Helpline clients fight off Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.