NEW YORK — The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be used for espionage, identity theft, reputational attacks and even home burglaries, security experts say.
OTTAWA — Canadian companies should watch out when they use technology supplied by state-owned companies from countries that want to steal corporate secrets, the country’s security agencies have warned them.
OTTAWA — Satellites vital to Canadian military operations are vulnerable to cyberattack or even a direct missile strike — just one example of why the country’s defence policy must extend fully into the burgeoning space frontier, an internal Defence Department note warns.
It’s finally arrived — Cybercrime Week! Hear from Victor Beitner, founder and CEO of Cyber Security Canada, on the challenges facing law enforcement tackling all things dark web in this exclusive video.
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It’s hard to imagine a time when our business’s products and records go missing or can’t be accessed, or when the personal things we hold dear can’t be used or looked at — all within a blink of the eye.
Welcome to Blue Line’s first-ever Cybercrime Week!
ROME — Italian authorities say they have placed a 25-year-old Italian under investigation for allegedly hacking eight NASA web domains in 2013.
More than one in five Canadian companies say they were hit by a cyberattack last year, with businesses spending $14 billion on cybersecurity as they confront greater risks in the digital world, according to a new Statistics Canada survey.
Police stopped Kellen P., a small-time drug dealer in rural Arizona in the United States, after running a red light. The officer arrested Kellen after a K9 found a brick of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and acid (LSD) hidden in a backpack.
Cybercrime. It screams at us from the headlines daily. Millions of accounts hacked. Banks and Cryptocurrencies raided. Foreign nationals indicted or arrested. Yet so few of those headlines talk about the cybercrimes that law enforcement encounters daily – attacks on the small businesses that make up our local communities.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Friday, Oct. 12, said there has been a cyber breach of Defence Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. military and civilian personnel.
OTTAWA — A fresh look at Canada’s ability to defend against possible online threats to the next national election will among a new federal cybersecurity centre’s first tasks.
TORONTO — Canadian companies tend to be overconfident or unprepared to protect sensitive information from data breaches — mostly because they have an incomplete or inadequate picture about the evolving challenges they face, according to cybersecurity experts.
Canada has joined the other Five Eyes allies – Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S. – in a renewed call to create backdoors into private citizens’ information.
OTTAWA — Canada joined NATO allies on Thursday in blaming the Russian military for new cyberattacks that targeted the international chemical weapons agency and the investigation into the mysterious 2014 crash of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
The FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA) European Chapter training event held recently in Helsinki, Finland, gathered senior law enforcement and security officials from across Europe to focus on combatting global crime and international terrorism. These meetings focused on cybercrime and the threats, challenges and opportunities that social media presents from the perspective of law enforcement authorities. The Police of Finland hosted the event.
OTTAWA — The federal government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it’s wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.
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