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Educational tech, including CBC Kids, harvested personal data from children, new report claims

Educational tech, including CBC Kids, harvested personal data from children, new report claims

Children across the globe and Canada who used online educational technology during the pandemic had their personal data secretly harvested and sent to advertising companies, according to a new report published by Human Rights Watch. According to the report, these online educational products had the capacity to monitor children and collect data on “who …

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The terrorist threat posed by lone actors is ‘difficult to detect,’ says federal report

The terrorist threat posed by lone actors is ‘difficult to detect,’ says federal report

Violent extremists in Canada have the “intent and capability” to commit acts of terrorism, but detecting attacks by lone actors or small groups before they happen is “difficult,” says an internal threat assessment conducted for the federal government last year. The warning is found in a threat analysis prepared by the federal government’s …

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India’s internet economy grew over 50 per cent in 2021, to touch $1 trillion by 2030: Redseer report

India’s internet economy grew over 50 per cent in 2021, to touch  trillion by 2030: Redseer report

India’s internet economy is estimated to be growing over 50 per cent YoY in 2021. It is poised to touch $1 trillion by 2030, according to a report by Redseer Consulting. This growth is driven by a rapidly increasing internet penetration rate, high-speed internet access, and increased online shopping and …

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NSO’s Pegasus Spyware Found on Six Palestinian Activists’ Phones: Report

NSO’s Pegasus Spyware Found on Six Palestinian Activists’ Phones: Report

Security researchers disclosed Monday that spyware from the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group was detected on the cellphones of six Palestinian human rights activists, half affiliated with groups that Israel’s defense minister controversially claimed were involved in terrorism. The revelation marks the first known instance of Palestinian activists being …

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