Internal emails of Hacking Team leaked by Wikileaks show that the spyware has been purchased by national intelligence agencies of 35 countries including the U.S. and Russia. South Korean agency, the National Intelligent Service (NIS), was one of the biggest buyers of Hacking Team and we have lots of circumstantial evidences indicating that the HT’s spyware has been used for spying on citizens. Yet there still remain much suspicions around how many were targeted and for what purposes.
At the timely Open Forum, panelists will discuss legal issues on the state surveillance by using of hacking tool, the way to resolve the illegal activity of NIS, and experiences and reactions of foreign countries and civil society groups. Further this Forum will make public an anti-spyware tool called “Open Vaccine” and developed by Open Net, P2P Lab and Jinbinet through crowd funding.
|Session 1Illegality of Use of Hacking Tools by the Government and the Way Forward
|Session 2 Release of “Open Vaccine” Beta Version
|Session 3 Foreign Cases of Civilian Spying by the Hacking Team
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