Ignacio Cofone

Federal government announces 17 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Published: 12Jan2022

Plastics, textiles, and electronics have revolutionized our modern world, but their massive production has led to the accumulation of non-biodegradable and toxic wastes. This is a problem McGill...

Experts: Ottawa tested facial recognition on millions of travellers at Toronto’s Pearson airport

Published: 22Jul2021

The federal government quietly tested facial recognition technology on millions of unsuspecting travellers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in 2016. The six-month initiative, meant to...

Experts: Apple users can say no to being tracked with new software update

Published: 29Apr2021

Apple rolled out a software update for its mobile devices that gives users the option of stopping apps from tracking their location and sharing other identifying information with third parties....

Expert: Fake newspaper sites

Published: 30Jul2019

Two websites claiming to be the pages for newspapers located in Quebec are the latest in a series of fake sites.  The sites have extensive mastheads with staff titles, pictures and names.  Stories...

Expert: WhatsApp security flaw

Published: 14May2019

"WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets....

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