Cybersecurity Center Seminar: Nefarious HTTPS Everywhere Extension Used in Fake Tor Browser

The Cybersecurity Center is hosting a seminar with Alexis Hancock, Electronic Frontier Foundation, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6 pm PST.

She will be speaking about "Phony HTTPS Everywhere Extension Used in Fake Tor Browser", as well as her research on the history of coded communications in Black communities, dating back from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to the present.

Alexis works to encrypt the web by managing the Certbot and HTTPS Everywhere projects.  She researches issues on digital rights and consumer technology.  Her latest research focuses on digital rights and our digital identities in the age of COVID-19.  Deeply passionate about tech equity for all, she has been aiding activists and educators with their tech needs for 10 years. 

Past talks include speaking about Dark Patterns’ impact on user privacy, cloud security, decentralized technology, and how to protect against malware.  She has worked in web development and application security for 8 years and earned degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Media Arts and Technology (B.Sc.) and The New School in Organizational Change Management (MS). 

Dial-In Information


Wednesday, April 21 at 6:00 pm

Virtual Event