September 7, 2021

Germany has protested to Russia over attempts to steal data from lawmakers and use them to spread disinformation ahead of the upcoming election. Germany has formally protested to Russia over a series of cyber attacks aimed at stealing data from lawmakers that could be used to arrange disinformation campaigns before the upcoming German election. The […]

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Stellar Cyber announced that it has joined the SonicWall SecureFirst Partner Program to integrate Stellar Cyber’s advanced threat detection and response with SonicWall’s prevention technology. This combination of prevention, detection and response prov…

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The leak site of the popular REvil ransomware gang is it is not clear if the group resumed operations or the FBI turned on its servers. Today the servers of the REvil ransomware gang were back online after around two months since their shutdown. The circumstance was immediately noted by many researchers, me too. The […]

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Although Montreal-based Crewdle is still in its infancy as a company, it can already lay two big claims: it’s the greenest video-conferencing service in the world, and the first and only video-conferencing platform built in Canada. What’s equally impressive is that launching it during a global economic shutdown didn’t deter co-founder and CEO Vincent Lamanna. […]

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University of Waterloo (UoW) researchers, together with community volunteers, have developed a mobile alert app, Community ASAP, to help locate missing people with dementia. IT World Canada asked Noelannah Neubauer, one of the researchers on the team and currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo’s School of Public Health Sciences, to explain the […]

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Global cybersecurity firm Trend Micro announced it has partnered with Carleton University to launch the Women in Engineering and Information Technology (WiE&IT) program to support women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). As part of the program, women students at Carleton University will benefit from direct access to leading tech professionals at […]

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A researcher published the PoC exploit code for a Ghostscript zero-day vulnerability that could allow completely compromise a server. Security researcher Nguyen The Duc published on GitHub the proof-of-concept exploit code for a Ghostscript zero-day vulnerability. The vulnerability is a remote code execution (RCE) issue that could allow an attacker to completely compromise a server. Ghostscript […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Canada gets new high-value payment system Payments Canada […]

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The development team behind the Jenkins server disclose a security breach, threat actors deployed a cryptocurrency miner on one of its servers. The development team behind the Jenkins Project disclosed a security breach after threat actors compromised one of their internal servers and installed a cryptocurrency miner. Jenkins is the most popular open-source automation server, it is […]

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The Ragnar Locker ransomware operators threaten to leak stolen data if the victims attempt to contact law enforcement agencies. The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang is adopting a new technique to force victims to pay the ransom, the operators threaten to leak stolen data if the victims contact law enforcement agencies. The group announced its new […]

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Automated resume scanning softwares are filtering out good candidates, patents created by an AI gets rejected by the patent office, and Germany wants tougher laws surrounding smartphone support. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday, September 7, and I’m your host, Tom Li. A new report by […]

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A police report revealed that the popular encrypted email service provider ProtonMail shared the IP address of a French activist with the authorities. The privacy friendly end-to-end encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has shared the IP address of anti-gentrification activists with law enforcement authorities, a police report revealed. The police used this information to identify and arrest a […]

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