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COVID-19: Canadian security agencies warn of cyber threats to research

n a rather unusual notice, Canadian security agencies have released a joint statement warning that COVID-19 research has become a target for ‘state actor”  hacking attempts. The Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) said in »

International, Politics

China set to charge detained Canadians with spying

Chinese authorities are getting ready to charge two Canadian citizens held for a year with spying “for foreign forces,” a spokesperson for Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday. Speaking to reporters during the regular press briefing in Beijing, Hua Chunying said the »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Confucius Institutes: a benefit, or a security concern?

Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC, has embarked on a multifaceted look at the influence of China on Canada For example, China has a presence in a number of schools across Canada through its Beijing-funded Confucius Institutes. Students learn the Mandarin language, »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Would your relationship survive phone spying?

How would you react if someone, a partner, a friend or a colleague snooped into your phone? Some may get angry right away and consider it a serious intrusion into their privacy, even leading to the end of a relationship. »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Secretive military intelligence review agency delivers first report

A relatively new group called The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICP) has just released its first annual report. Although the committee is not secret, most what it deals with is indeed top secret. The idea for the »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Mysterious Havana syndrome- Diplomats sue federal government

It’s a bizarre, very mysterious, and possibly top secret incident. A number of Canadian diplomats and family members serving at the Canadian embassy in Havana, Cuba, experienced unexplained illnesses and evidence of brain injury. It’s become known as “Havana syndrome”. »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Canada- 5G- security concerns about China

The world is quickly moving towards the new technology of 5G networks. There has been widespread international concern however about China’s activity and eagerness to get involved in ‘western” development of the new networks.   This particularly involves tech giant Huawei »

International, Politics

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada: report

Canadian authorities have arrested the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies at the request of U.S. authorities who suspect her of violating U.S. trade sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported Wednesday. Meng Wanzhou, who is »

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China and Canadian and world universities: The military undertones

The west has great universities devoted to learning, exploration, and technological innovation. China knows that and continues to enter into collaborative projects with western universities only too eager to embark upon joint research and sharing projects.   Security and geopolitical experts »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Canada, U.S, Five Eyes: security concerns about China

As Canada seeks to develop its 5G cyber network, international concerns are being raised about the security of its infrastructure. The so-called “Five Eyes”, Canada, the U.S., the U.K, Australia, and New Zealand is an international surveillance, security, and information »