25 November 2021

Conference Pegasus Project

CyberSchool and University of Rennes 1 (ISTIC) were pleased to invite you to a conference on Wednesday November 24th at 6.30 p.m about the Pegasus project, with Etienne Maynier, technologist in the Amnesty Tech program of Amnesty International.


In this talk, we spoke about the broader context in which these attacks happened, before seeing the specificity of this investigation and the smartphone forensic methodology developed (with a technical demonstration of the analysis of an iPhone). Time at the end was dedicated to a discussion with the audience.

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About the speaker:
Etienne Maynier is technologist in the Amnesty Tech program of Amnesty International. After several years in the industry working on intrusion testing and incident response, he has been investigating targeted attacks against civil society for more than five years. He published several reports on malware and phishing attacks against the Tibetan community in exile with the Citizen Lab before joining Amnesty research team on targeted surveillance. He was involved in the technical investigation of the Pegasus project as a member of Amnesty’s Security Lab.

Practical information:
Wednesday November 24th at 6.30 p.m
Amphi Louis Antoine – Building 2A – (Université de Rennes 1 campus Beaulieu)
Free, access subject to availability (SANITARY PASS REQUIRED)

*Registration highly recommended*:
Priority access to registrants and members of EUR Cyberschool partner institutions : CentraleSupelec, ENSAI, ENS Rennes, IMT Atlantique, INSA Rennes, Sciences Po Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, Université Rennes 2.

A cycle of conferences to be found soon throughout the year.