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Leaving the backdoor open: Is the government putting your personal data at risk?
Security concerns arise as secretive spy agency CSEC invades citizens’ communications privacy.
Jul 9th, 2013
Chinese netizens stunned by alleged New York Times hacking: The SinoFile
"The nation's hackers hacked into The New York Times' network. This is the first time I feel this kind of domestic invasion of privacy going abroad," a Chinese net user said.
Jan 31st, 2013
Anonymous hacks Justice Department to hit back against Megaupload shut-down
Hours after file-sharing giant is shut down by US government, hacker group Anonymous strikes back.
Jan 19th, 2012
Chinese paper says linking Beijing to cyberattacks on companies, governments 'irresponsible'
Government remains silent but newspaper says the US a more likely culprit.
Aug 5th, 2011
Canada becoming a favourite target of hackers for hosting cybercrime: report
Bad guys and affected users aren't necessarily in Canada, but Canadian infrastructure is being used to attack people elsewhere.
The Canadian Press
May 9th, 2011
Death of Deep Throat?
Wikileaks came up in conversation at the Northern Voice conference earlier this month. Infocult blogger Bryan Alexander mentioned it to me when I asked him what he thought about the...
Linda Solomon Wood
May 21st, 2010