Using online ads to spot human trafficking

Published: 27 April 2021

Researchers at McGill University and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have designed an algorithm that detects organized human trafficking activity in online escort advertisements. Advertising is...

Expert: 2020 National Cyber Threat Assessment

Published: 20 November 2020

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has named China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea’s state-sponsored cyber activity as posing the “greatest strategic threats” to Canada’s critical infrastructure...

Expert: “SIM Swapping”

Published: 22 January 2020

The scam, known as "SIM swapping," involves fraudsters moving or "porting" phone numbers to a new device and then gaining access to personal information through apps and other data. Researchers at...

Expert: Cyber security, cyber attacks, and data breaches

Published: 18 December 2019

Cyber security breaches at LifeLabs, Desjardins, Capital One, and TransUnion underscore t

Expert - Cyber security

Published: 24 September 2018

Organized crime is moving online and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is struggling to keep up, according to a briefing note prepared for RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki when she took over the top...

DDoS Attack: what does it tell us?

Published: 21 October 2016

“Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions for several hours on Friday morning as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said it was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted traffic...

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