Canada Cybercrime

The Cyber Security Crisis Must be Confronted

Neil Seeman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Business
Neil Seeman

The number one concern of businesses is -- or should be -- cyber-security. According to the FBI, law firms and accounting firms conducting high value deals are the most targeted by criminals. Cyber issues are now a boardroom matter.

RCMP Top Brass: Cybercrime Slack Hurting Economy

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The RCMP commissioner has quietly warned Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney the government must do more to fight cybercrime — an expandin...

What Cybercriminals Will Be Targeting In 2014

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Business

Next year, hackers and cybercriminals will increasingly attack via devices such as smart TVs and use data from social networks to craft and target the...

Could an ISP Code of Conduct Curb Cybercrime in Canada?

Michael Geist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

With the cost of cybercrime in Canada on the rise my weekly technology law column reports that the Canadian government is quietly working behind-the-scenes to create a new Internet service provider code of conduct. If approved, the code would be technically be voluntary for Canadian ISPs, but the active involvement of government officials suggests that most large providers would feel pressured to participate.

Four Tips For Safe Online Shopping

Jeff Barto | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Business
Jeff Barto

One and a half million people are victims of cybercrime everyday -- that's 18 incidents per second! While we can't protect the contents of your wallet from your own online spending, we can help protect it from the hands of thieves. Here are some tips to ensure you have a pleasant and safe online shopping experience.

Hello Friend, I'm A Canadian Prince And I Need Your Help...

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Public Safety Department worries Canada is becoming a digital launching pad for — not just a target of — malicious cyber-activities, ...

Cybercrime In Canada Skyrocketing: Study

CBC | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Business

The number of Canadian servers being targeted by hackers has increased sharply, according to an IT security company that compares cybercr...

Watch Those Cards: The 'Riskiest' Online Cities In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Living

The cyber world isn't looking too friendly for one Ontario city. For the second year in a row, the city of Burlington, Ont., has been named the "r...