Ron Deibert: Internet freedom comes down to a ‘clash of two world views’

For anyone following cybersecurity and digital privacy, 2013 has been a whirlwind. When former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden took the lid off of U.S.’ cybersurveillance activities this past June, unleashing

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Candice So

Live stream – Technicity 2013: Focus on cybersecurity

Watch here live now: for our all-day conference live video feed and follow along on Twitter at #Technicity2013. You can check the agenda here. Join the conversation on Twitter: Tweets about "#Technicity2013" // As

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Obama ordered Stuxnet attacks on Iran?

U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the Stuxnet cyberattacks on Iran in an effort to slow the country's development of a nuclear program, according to a report in The New York Times. The Times,

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Grant Gross

Heat intensifies in Flame malware probe

With Iran's computer-emergency response centre now decrying Windows-based cyber-espionage software known as Flame (or alternately Flamer or Skywiper) it says it discovered infecting its oil-ministry computers, the uproar is reaching into the United

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Ellen Messmer

China-based hackers hit Bay Street law firms

The Toronto offices of several Canadian law firms handling a $40 billion potash deal were targeted by hackers believed to be based in China, according to a report by Bloomberg Businessweek. The report

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

North Korea trains cyber warriors while Canada lags in Net security

North Korea is trying to boost its cyber war capability by sending its best programmers abroad for training in the latest hacking techniques, a defector from the country has told a security conference

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 John E. Dunn and Nestor E. Arellano

Chinese hackers: the root of all evil, or an obvious scapegoat?

By Claudiu Popa  The Chinese are apparently after our law firms now. They weren’t content to hack Google and the Pentagon. After those hacking attempts on our federal government’s Finance and Treasury Board

Published on: April 8th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Top 10 tech stories of 2010

A global leak that's turning government officials' faces red as Rudolph's nose, the BlackBerry ban, Facebook's privacy faux pas and the tablet wars sparked by iPad. These are some of the top technology

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Cyber spies steal top secret govt. documents

Cyber spies based in Chengdu, China have reportedly used phishing e-mail attacks and a bot network -- abetted by social media -- to steal top secret Indian government documents and visa information from

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google attack — a security wake up call for all companies

Companies of sizes and in every sector should prepare for attacks similar to the one that prompted Google Inc. to consider pulling its operations out of China.The search engine giant had 20 employees

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson