smexadmin • 30 Nov 2018

Online Privacy Threats to Women and LGBTIQ Communities in Lebanon

As part of the 16 Days Against Gender Based Violence, we are releasing our new report “Online Privacy Threats to…

  • Human Rights
  • Lebanon
smexadmin • 02 Nov 2018

Internet in Lebanon Remains “Partly Free”

Feature image via Freedom House, November 2018: A map of Freedom House’s “Internet Freedom” rankings. In collaboration with Freedom House,…

  • Internet Freedom
  • Lebanon
  • Reports
smexadmin • 11 Oct 2018

An “Ugly” New Data Protection Law in Lebanon

Feature image via the Daily Star, August 2018: An “Ugly” New Data Protection Law in Lebanon. The English translation of…

  • Data Protection
  • E-Transactions Law
  • Lebanon
smexadmin • 06 Feb 2018

State of Privacy Lebanon

[leap_iframe width=”100%” height=”400px” scrolling=”yes” url=””] As part of an ongoing collaboration with Privacy International, SMEX produced ”State of Privacy Lebanon,” a…

  • Lebanon
  • Privacy Lebanon
  • Privacy Rights
smexadmin • 26 Jan 2018

Security Tips in the Wake of the “Dark Caracal” Report

On January 18, researchers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and security company Lookout published a report uncovering a global…

  • Beirut
  • Digital Security
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
smexadmin • 24 Jan 2018

Human Rights Organizations Call for Investigation Into Arbitrary Surveillance Program in Lebanon

Feature image via Bryce Durbin/TechCrunch: A large watchful eye observes as three laptops display information on their screens.  (Beirut) –…

  • Arbitrary Surveillance Program
  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Human Rights Organizations
smexadmin • 20 Jan 2018

Beirut-Based Global Cyber-Espionage Campaign a Threat to Local Freedoms

 Feature image via the Dark Caracal technical report: revealing the researchers’ observed locations of compromised devices.   A major cyber-espionage campaign…

  • Arab Countries
  • Campaign
  • Cyber- Espionage Campaign