Deflect in the media

Recent Media Coverage

Deflect Labs’ 3rd report – Black Lives Matter


  • Matthew Braga, “How Canadians are keeping Black Lives Matter website online”, CBC News, Dec 19, 2016
  • Colin Daileda, “Black Lives Matter website hit with more than 100 DDoS attacks this year”, Mashable, Dec 16, 2016
  • Cory Doctorow, “How hackers tried to knock offline”, Boing Boing, Dec 14, 2016
  • Corin Faife, “The DDoS vigilantes trying to silence Black Lives Matter”, Ars Technica, Dec 14, 2016
  • Justin Ling, “Black Lives Matter Website Saw Over 100 DDoS Attacks in Seven Months”, Motherboard, Dec 14, 2016
  • Russell Brandom, “Anonymous groups attacked Black Lives Matter website for six months”, The Verge, Dec 14, 2016
  • Monique Judge, “Report: Black Lives Matter Website the Target of More Than 100 DDoS Attacks”, The Root

Deflect Labs’ 2nd report – BDS Movement


  • Ali Abunimah, “Attacks on BDS websites linked to Israel”, The Electronic Intifada, June 6, 2016
  • Jack Moore, “BDS Movement Accuses Israel of Series of Cyber Attacks”, Newsweek, June 3, 2016
  • Sarah Lazare, “Tech Report Says Palestinian Rights Orgs Are Under Sophisticated Cyber Attack”, Alternet, June 3, 2016
  • Justin Ling, “Someone Is Launching Cyber Attacks on Websites Critical of Israel”, Vice News, June 2, 2016 “Attacks on BDS websites smack of Israel’s despair at its growing isolation”,, June 2, 2016


  • חוקרים: אתרי ה-BDS וארגוני זכויות אדם ספגו מתקפות “ברמת תחכום נדירה, Haaretz, June 2, 2016

Deflect Labs’ 1st report – Kotsubynske


  • Justin Ling, “The Activists on the Forefront of Ukraine’s Cyberwar”, Vice News, March 29, 2016


  • Konstantin Oleinik, “Як ІТ-технології покращують безпеку України”, Global Ukraine News, May 23, 2016

On Deflect


  • Jillian C. York, “A guide to online security for activists”, The Electronic Intifada’, Aug 2, 2016


  • “Kyberválka na Ukrajině má kanadskou stopu. Ottawa poslala miliony”, iDNES, April 1, 2016


  • Andrea Jonjic, “Weitere Dimension in der DDoS-Debatte: Angriffe gegen unabhängige kritische Medien, die sich kaum wehren können”, Netzpolitik, Jan 29, 2013