- Former VA official tells lawmakers of state-sponsored computer … The Canadian Press - Tue, 4 Jun, 2013
WASHINGTON - At least eight foreign-sponsored organizations have hacked into computer networks at the Veterans Affairs Department in recent years or were actively trying to do so, a former VA computer security chief told Congress on Tuesday.
- U.S., Australia reports allege new spying by China hackers CBC - Tue, 28 May, 2013
Chinese hackers have gained access to designs of more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, a U.S. report said on Monday, as Australian media said Chinese hackers had stolen the blueprints for Australia's new spy headquarters.
- CA-TECH Summary Reuters - Sat, 27 Apr, 2013
Vodafone investors want bigger bid or full takeover by Verizon LONDON (Reuters) - Six major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications, and urged the latter to come up with an offer of at least $120 billion. Their comments followed …
- In China, U.S. top military officer defends U.S. pivot to As … Reuters - Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
By Terril Yue Jones BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States' top military officer on Monday defended the re-orientation of U.S. foreign policy towards Asia in front of his Chinese counterpart, a week after Beijing criticized Washington for ramping up its military presence in the region. China is uneasy with what the United …
- Bank fraud, computer security top survey of Canadians' privacy … The Canadian Press - Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
OTTAWA - Canadians are growing increasingly concerned about their privacy.
- Quarter of U.S. firms in China face data theft: business lob … Reuters - Fri, 29 Mar, 2013
By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - A quarter of firms that are members of a leading U.S. business lobby in China have been victims of data theft, a report by the group said on Friday, amid growing vitriol between Beijing and Washington over the threat of cyber attacks. Twenty-six percent of members who responded to …
- U.S. law to restrict government purchases of Chinese IT equi … Reuters - Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
By Alina Selyukh and Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress quietly tucked in a new cyber-espionage review process for U.S. government technology purchases into the funding law signed this week by President Barack Obama, reflecting growing American concerns over Chinese cyber attacks. The law prevents NASA, and the …
- US takes 1st swipe at China for hacking allegations, restricts … The Canadian Press - Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
WASHINGTON - The U.S. has taken its first real swipe at China following accusations that the Beijing government is behind a widespread and systemic hacking campaign targeting U.S. businesses.
- Initial investigation links Chinese address to SKorea cyberattack; … The Canadian Press - Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
- Three things you need to know about Stuxnet malware The Right Click - Sat, 2 Mar, 2013
- Authorities looking for hackers who used US alert system to warn … The Canadian Press - Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
DETROIT - Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they're dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the nation's public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states.
- 'P.C. Doctor' scams Winnipeg computer owner CBC - Tue, 25 Dec, 2012
An unsolicited telephone offer to improve security on a home computer resulted in several fraudulent credit card charges, Winnipeg police say.
- Don't Miss: 6 of the week's must-reads from CBCNews.ca CBC - Fri, 26 Oct, 2012
This week saw a scathing report from the auditor general about Ottawa's cyber-security strategy, new concerns about Canadian meat-processing techniques, and Robert Fowler weighing in on al-Qaeda-linked militants in Mali.
- Delisle spy story elicits shrugs from allies CBC - Fri, 12 Oct, 2012
- Spy Delisle's guilty plea preserves Navy secrets CBC - Thu, 11 Oct, 2012
Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Delisle's surprise guilty plea yesterday means that not only will highly classified intelligence be kept out of the courts but it now may never be known how such a sensitive series of leaks was allowed to happen.
- Quebec police investigate cyber-sex extortion cases CBC - Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
A Quebec businessman has been caught in an extortion scheme that targets men who engage in online sex, one of seven similar cases under investigation by provincial police.
- Four McMaster University computer servers hacked CBC - Tue, 9 Oct, 2012
- Chinese telecom giants Huawei, ZTE may be a security threat for … Daily Brew - Mon, 8 Oct, 2012
It sounds like a James Bond movie: a large international corporation insinuates itself into the basic economic structure of the West on the guise of providing essential technology while pursuing a nefarious hidden agenda aimed at world domination. But it's … Continue reading →
- BitTorrent file sharers are heavily monitored, study finds CBC - Fri, 7 Sep, 2012
If you've downloaded even one movie, song or TV show using the BitTorrent file-sharing system, chances are, it didn't go unnoticed. A U.K. study has found that pretty much all files shared on popular sites like The Pirate Bay are monitored — by copyright enforcers and private corporations.