CSEC

Toronto

Toronto’s Public Hearing on Bill C-51 Was Utterly Demoralizing

We're screwed.
Jordan Pearson
10.20.16
Canada

How to Ask Dating Apps and Fitness Trackers For Your Personal Data (in Canada)

Canada's superior privacy laws are a good reminder of where the US falls short.
Matthew Braga
6.21.16
News

Canadian Spies May Have Unintentionally Exposed Canadians to Foreign Spying

Canada's secretive spy agency is left crossing its fingers.
Jordan Pearson
1.28.16
Australia

Australia’s Dystopian Data Law Is Changing the Internet Spying Game

Metadata collection isn't just for secret government programs anymore.
Jordan Pearson
8.31.15
News

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's New Budget Invests Heavily in the Military and Spies

The Conservatives' final budget before the fall election, an otherwise austere exercise in showing off the freshly balanced books, commits more than $2 billion in security and defense spending.
Justin Ling
4.22.15
News

The Guy Who Oversees Canada’s Cyberspy Agency Is Cash-Strapped and Worried

The Commissioner for the Communications Security Establishment says he's concerned he doesn't have the resources to oversee Canada's version of the NSA.
Justin Ling
4.2.15
News

The Head of the NSA Is on a Charm Offensive

Admiral Michael Rogers took his apology tour to Canada. Can he repair his agency's tattered reputation?
Justin Ling
2.26.15
Canada

How Canadian Spies Infiltrated the Internet's Core to Watch What You Do Online

EONBLUE proves the Canadian government is playing a much larger role in monitoring the internet than most might think.
Matthew Braga
2.11.15
Canada

Spies Know What You're Downloading on Filesharing Sites, New Snowden Docs Show

A program called LEVITATION monitored users of file sharing websites such as Rapidshare and the now-defunct Megaupload for suspicious activity.
Matthew Braga
1.28.15
News

The Canadian Federal Police Spent $1.6 Million on an Unconstitutional Spying Program

The RCMP kept surveilling Canadians after the Supreme Court told them to stop.
Justin Ling
1.20.15
Canada

A Pair of Bolt Cutters Was All It Took to Break Into Canada's Cyberspy Agency

A padlocked gate was the only thing standing between firefighters and CSEC's unfinished headquarters during a 2013 incident.
Matthew Braga
1.20.15
Canada

Why More Human Rights Groups Are Getting Hacked Than Ever

As government surveillance tools get more sophisticated in the cyber arms race, humans rights groups are defenseless.
Patrick McGuire
11.11.14
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