The Canadian government doesn’t want hackers’ help

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. Department of Defence has turned to well-intentioned hackers and independent security researchers to help the government agency find software bugs and vulnerabilities in its computer systems. But in Canada, the government appears to still have no formal The post…

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Experts Question Legality of Government Hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The emergence into the public consciousness of government hacking techniques and activities in recent years has sparked an increasingly loud debate over how and when law enforcement agencies should be allowed to employ these tactics. But that conversation ignores the The…

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KUWAITI GOVERNMENT STAFFER ARRESTED FOR ROLE IN ISIS CYBER WING

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Kuwaiti police have detained a government worker on suspicion of proliferating the ideology of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the interior ministry said late Thursday. The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Kuwaiti national Othman Zain Nayef, had “used his office The…

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A Hacking Group is Selling Spyware to Government

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If you think iPhone is the safest smartphone out there, we’ve got something that’s going to burst this bubble of yours. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, spyware relying on three previously unknown, or “zero-day,” flaws in Apple’s iOS The…

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Government Identity Theft Is Dropping…Or Is It?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When consumers hear about identity theft, their minds may instantly go to their credit cards or their bank accounts. And to be honest, the overwhelming majority of identity theft crimes involve the fraudulent use of someone’s financial accounts. But that doesn’t…

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