Experts say Russian intelligence is probably behind the theft of Democratic Party emails. If that's true, Moscow might have used a classic trick: Get someone on the outside to do it.
The attack, claimed by "Don-2", who has already hacked and defaced a websites from China and India, targeted the Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada and appears to have vandalized the employer directory site.
VUPEN Security sold $14,000 worth of goods to the Canadian military. That amount of money can get you a surprising amount of sensitive information about fatal security flaws in commercial software.
Power stations, the electrical grid, water filtration plants and banks are all targets for hackers working on the dime of foreign governments.
Dating back to November 2006, Operation CARIBBE has been Canada’s military contribution to the US led effort to disrupt the narco networks supplying global drug markets.
“Combat vets and experienced soldiers are needed in the fight against ISIS," wrote Steve Krsnik, a former soldier now fighting alongside Kurdish militias, in a Facebook post. "The more experience the better."
American Reaper and Predator drones have dropped Hellfire missiles on terrorist targets all over the world for years, but Canada has kept its distance from the cutting-edge weapons — until recently.
Farah Mohammed Shirdon, a Calgary native, is wanted by Canadian authorities on six charges including leaving Canada to participate in the activity of a terrorist group and instructing a person to carry out an activity for a terrorist group.
While the deal has sparked controversy publicly in Canada because of Saudi Arabia's human rights record, privately, bureaucrats were celebrating that "The Big One Has Landed" in emails.
The federal government is looking to "leverage economic benefits" of the Canadian defense industry with new research. But one critic says it's another example of Canada turning into a bigger player in the international arms market.
“In this particular instance, the aircrew mistakenly selected the wrong transponder mode,” a spokesman for the Canadian military told VICE News.
The national broadcaster's news magazine show, the fifth estate, released the allegation today, touting information obtained from an internal Pentagon report.
The Ultra Light Combat Vehicles are on the wish lists of special forces from several Western nations allied with Canada.
Steve Krsnik and Robert Somerville, two former members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, are fighting in Syria now, according to another ex-soldier who made the same trek.
A Canadian Armed Forces spokesperson told VICE News that Canada will station the missile defense system domestically and, potentially, within its Arctic territory.
'It Was Kind of Like Seeking Redemption': First Western Woman to Fight Against the Islamic State Is Home
Gill Rosenberg, a native of British Columbia and a former Israeli Defense Force soldier, returned to Jerusalem this week. Doing "something good for a change" had compelled her to fight.
The bid for new 'precision weapons' research comes at a time when Canada has increased its military action and presence in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
In a glitzy ad-campaign, Kalashnikov recast its classic AK models and other products not as the weapons of al Qaeda or Russian soldiers invading Crimea, but as a tool to fight oppression. An arms critic called the branding "utterly disrespectful."
Exercises will include detecting and targeting live submarines in disputed northern waters that are increasingly the site of Russian military assets lurking under the sea.
US Secretary of State John Kerry assumed chairmanship of the international forum, but avoided publicly addressing the growing militarization of the Arctic.