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Lawsuit requires Pegasus spyware to provide code used to spy on WhatsApp users

NSO Group, the developer behind the sophisticated Pegasus spyware, has been ordered by a US court to provide...

Pornhub operator broke Canadian privacy law, watchdog rules

Site trusted word of boyfriend that woman agreed to have intimate images of her uploaded. It agreed after her complaint to delete the images, but they continued

Canadian police need a search warrant to get your IP address: Supreme Court

An IP address is the key to unlocking a user's internet identity the court's majority

Healthcare sector “stretched thin” in fight against cyber attacks warns CSO of Health-ISAC

In an interview Errol Weiss talks about the challenges facing hospitals a

Hashtag Trending Feb.28- OpenAI says New York Times hacked ChatGPT; Apple cancels plans to release electric car; Your Voice is Power teaches indigenous youth...

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OpenAI claims New York Times manipulated ChatGPT “fabricate data”

OpenAI has challenged the New York Times' copyright lawsuit, asserting the newspaper manipulated ChatGPT to fabricate evidence. The...

Wendy’s leverages digital tech to test “surge pricing”

Wendy's is set to experiment with Uber-like surge pricing, a concept referred to as "dynamic pricing," starting in...

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Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times.

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Russian threat actor expanding its target list, warns Five Eyes report

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Canada’s privacy watchdog investigating hack at Global Affairs

Inquiry will look into adequacy of data safeguards at the federal

Sidebar: The powerful Digital Safety Commission

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Companies experiment with four day work week enabled by AI

The dream of a four-day workweek is becoming a...

Nvidia CEO says we no longer need to teach children to code

At the World Government Summit in Dubai, Nvidia CEO...

Major companies monitoring virtual platforms using AI

A recent report has brought to light that major...

OpenAI acknowledges “ChatGPT had a melt down”

ChatGPT had what witnesses are describing as a "meltdown"...

OpenAI faces social media backlash with launch of Sora for text to image

OpenAI's launch of its new text-to-video model, Sora, has...

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IMF reports that 40 percent of global employment could be disrupted by AI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark...

Reverse ATMs becomes solution for cashless business

To accommodate the expanding number of cashless companies, reverse...

Shopify teams up with Melio to launch bill pay tool

Melio, a B2B payments firm, has teamed with Shopify...

Federal Budget 2023: Millions to fight foreign interference, threats and covert activities

A new National Counter-Foreign Interference Office will be created if the bud

Fintech Plaid adds identity verification to Canadian service

A U.S.-based data aggregator that allows consumers to connect their accounts with a variety of financial institutions through one app has now added its identity verification service for Canadian organizations. Last week, Plaid Financial began offering its Identity Verification and Monitor, a global verification and know-your-customer (KYC) solution, to help digital finance apps and services

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Cyber Security Today, Feb. 26, 2024 – Canadian online harms legislation to be revealed today, and more

This episode reports on hackers using an open source tool aimed at helping network administrators, the latest data breaches in the U.S., and Australia

Elon Musk hints at new email service to compete with Gmail

Elon Musk has hinted at launching an email service named XMail, aiming to compete with Gmail and Outlook. This revelation came from Musk's response to a post on social media, reportedly from an...

Microsoft promises Windows updates without system reboot

According to an announcement in Windows Central, Microsoft is testing a new way of installing updates in Windows 11. This new method, called "hot patches" will not require a system reboot, and...

AT&T outage blamed on botched update

Last week's wireless service blackout, leaving tens of thousands of AT&T customers disconnected, was traced back to a "botched update" amidst "network expansion efforts." AT&T owned up to the mishap, clarifying that the...

Avast hit with 16.5 million dollar fine for selling your browsing data

Avast, the antivirus giant, has been slapped with a $16.5 million fine by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The "privacy" software was allegedly harvesting users’ browsing data from 2014 to 2020 and...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, Feb. 23, 2024

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Breaking news: RCMP facing ‘alarming’ cyber attack

The RCMP is facing a serious cyber attack from an unspecified threat actor. The Mounties told CBC News today that a “breach of this magnitude is alarming.” “The situation is evolving quickly but at this time, there is no impact on RCMP operations and no known threat to the safety and security of Canadians,” a spokesperson

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