Microsoft closes six sites allegedly set up by Russian-linked threat group

The alleged Russian-linked threat group known as APT28 has been blamed for more mischief in the United States, this time...

August 21st, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests...

August 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern...

July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How to attempt to influence an election: Start with a spear-phishing campaign

Canadians worried about the possibility of a foreign government trying to secretly use the Internet to influence politics here could...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canadian sentenced to five years for helping Russia hack email of targets

A U.S. judge has given a five-year prison sentence to Canadian Karim Baratov for his role in helping Russians hack Yahoo...

May 29th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Russian router hack; Lenovo Z5 teased; Canadian banks suffer breach

The FBI asks if you’ve tried turning it off and back on again, Lenovo’s new Z5 smartphone sounds impressive, and...

May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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U.S. warns of Russian cyber intrusions of critical infrastructure

CISOs at critical infrastructure organizations in Canada are eying an alert issued by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)...

March 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon overwhelmed by HQ applications, Pixel 2 XL screen issues

Amazon received over 200 applications for its second headquarters, Kaspersky is opening up its software to third party review, and...

October 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Hashtag Trending – Russia vetted HPE’s Pentagon software, Canadian Space Agency to help build moon orbital outpost

HP Enterprise allowed a Russian defense agency to review its software used by the Pentagon, the Canadian Space Agency aims...

October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu