As the WEF meets, pressure is on the world’s powerbrokers to shut down the spyware industry
As the industry’s big players meet at the WEF in Davos this week, they must seize this opportunity to shut down the spyware industry.
Victory! FinFisher shuts down
After years of civil society advocacy, notorious German spyware purveyor FinFisher shut down operations and filed for insolvency.
EU member states are watering down spyware regulation
Some EU member states are attempting to block curbs on the export of surveillance equipment to abusive regimes, threatening human rights around the world.
EU: States push to relax rules on exporting surveillance technology to human rights abusers
Nine European Union member states are attempting to block curbs on the export of surveillance equipment to abusive regimes.
New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics
It’s been over five years since Citizen Lab first exposed the use of FinFisher surveillance malware to target Bahraini activists. The use of FinFisher spyware against critics has not stopped.
European-made FinSpy malware is being used to target critics in Turkey
Today, we are releasing a report detailing the extensive deployment of FinFisher malware against activists in Turkey and beyond.