Last week an executive from Canadian cable provider and ISP Rogers suggested the banning of VPNs at an industry conference in Toronto, which the ISP has since denied.
Scam emails purporting to be big or reputable companies like PayPal are certainly not a new phenomenon but a new round of phishing emails have been landing in people’s main inboxes since yesterday that may dupe some users. PayPal has even warned on its customer service Twitter page today to be wary of these. There Read More
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is being investigated by Canada’s privacy watchdog, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for amassing data on people from telecoms without a warrant. The watchdog says that the investigation is ongoing and the findings will be published in the near future. The investigation was sparked three years ago when Read More
Nine Colombian government officials are going to Estonia to receive cyber defense training, revealed Colombia Reports. Juan Carlos Pinzon, Minister of Defense, said on Tuesday that it was crucial to develop skills in the areas of cyber defense and cyber security in a world where cyber crime is increasing at a rapid pace and affects Read More
Last year at Fort Meade in Maryland, the NSA’s CYBERCOM division held an internal set of cyber wargames which pitted reservist army officials against active-duty soldiers, and the results weren’t what you might expect. “They were pretty much obliterated,” said one Capitol Hill staffer who attended the exercise. “The active-duty team didn’t even know how Read More
Several ISPs in Canada have taken a stance against data collection from government authorities by making a number of changes to their policies. Providers such as Rogers and Telus have stated that they will no longer hand over data without a warrant granted. The moves follow a Supreme Court ruling last month that stated that Read More
The EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling that grants people the ability to remove their names from Google’s search listings is turning into a nightmare for the search engine giant. A few days ago, the Guardian informed its readers that it received notifications that six of its articles would be delinked from Google search results Read More