Tag Archives: Healthcare technologies

Massive AT&T data breach includes calls to Canada – National

A security breach that compromised the data of the vast majority of AT&T’s mobile customers involved calls to Canada, the telecom giant confirmed to Global News. AT&T reported Friday that the data of nearly all of AT&T’s mobile customers was compromised in the breach. This includes more than 100 million individual customers in the US and 2.5 million business accounts. …

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Canada warns Russian ‘bot farm’ uses AI to spread disinformation online – National

Canadian security officials are warning of a Russian propaganda campaign that used the social media site X to spread disinformation online. According to the Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity, individuals affiliated with RT, formerly known as Russia Today, are operating a social media bot farm on behalf of the Russian government. Officials say fake social media users are being created to …

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Hamilton students head to Iceland to map caves with a drone in hopes their invention will be used in space

A team of students from McMaster University in Hamilton will soon head to Iceland, where they will set up camp near a series of underground lava tubes that they plan to map with a drone. The drone uses hardware and software designed by the students, who hope that their technology can be used in space exploration in the future, to …

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US to ban Kaspersky cybersecurity products over security concerns – National

The Biden administration will ban cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab from selling products in the United States over concerns that the company is closely linked to Russia and poses a security risk. Sanctions are also imposed on 12 senior leaders at the company. “Russia has demonstrated that it has the capacity and intent to exploit Russian companies like Kaspersky to collect …

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