Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How the CRTC will enforce CASL

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) coming into force on July 1, the federal government has been sharing its pointers on how businesses can avoid sending spam - and how they can avoid warnings

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Candice So

Ransomware scam collects fake fines from embarrassed victims

I have to hand it to cybercriminals, they're wily and they're hard working. They change tactics and techniques continuously to attract new prey and evade detection. Many are successful in tricking even the

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Paul Wood

iPad hacker booked on felony drug charges

One of the hackers in the group that snatched more than 100,000 iPad owner e-mail addresses from AT&T's servers was arrested Tuesday on felony drug charges after the FBI searched his Arkansas home.Andrew

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Skype calls may be tapped in police crackdown on criminal groups

Suspicious phone conversations on Skype could be targeted for tapping as part of a pan-European crackdown on what law authorities believe is a massive technical loophole in current wiretapping laws –allowing criminals to

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 John E. Dunn and Paul Meller

Most online crimes in Canada go unpunished

There's greater likelihood of Canadians being victims of cyber crime than of them getting mugged on the streets, experts say.Despite its pervasiveness, most cybercrimes here go unpunished.  Canadian law enforcement officials striving to

Published on: June 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach