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  • Canada’s New Privacy Bill

    Data protection laws are essential to governing the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations in the modern economic environment. On June 16, 2022, the Canadian government tabled a Bill designed to update the federal private sector privacy law, create a n … Read more »

  • What Is Trickbot?

    Trickbot is both a sophisticated trojan malware and the alleged cybercrime syndicate that developed it. The malware was historically deployed to steal banking credentials but its capabilities were later expanded to create a complete modular malware ecosystem. In a report release yesterday the Britis … Read more »

  • OneCoin and the Cryptoqueen

    She was the Cryptoqueen. In a resplendent red ballgown and long diamond earrings she promised the adoring crowd a financial revolution. But after convincing investors to plough $4 billion into OneCoin, described by a New York prosecutor as a pyramid scheme based on smoke and mirrors, Dr. Ruja Ignato … Read more »

  • Supreme Court of Canada strikes down ‘absurd’ parole ineligibility law

    On January 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette walked into the Great Mosque of Quebec in Quebec City, Canada, armed with a semi-automatic rifle and opened fire. He killed six people and injured five others. He pleaded guilty to six counts of first degree murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment wit … Read more »

  • Twitter Violates Data Privacy Promises

    The United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have announced a settlement that will require Twitter to pay a civil penalty of $150 million to resolve allegations that it told consumers it would use their personal information for one purpose but then used it for another. In … Read more »