Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks

Last Updated on 19 November 2022 by Daniel Greg Elmer, Toronto Metropolitan University; Anthony Glyn Burton, Toronto Metropolitan University, and Stephen J. Neville, York University, Canada As COVID-19 circulated the globe in March, reports emerged of another new, viral threat: “Zoom-bombing.” The term derives from photo-bombing, which is defined as appearing “behind or in front… Continue reading Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks

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FamilySearch Account Email

Last Updated on 17 October 2022 by Daniel Just received the following email from FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/en/). Funny thing is that I do not recall signing up on that website. Not saying I didn’t, probably just slipped my mind. Anyways, email follows: Important information about your FamilySearch AccountEngagement No. B058763 Dear Account Holder: FamilySearch International, a… Continue reading FamilySearch Account Email

Governments should inoculate citizens to prevent the spread of fake news

Last Updated on 11 September 2022 by Daniel Sze-Fung Lee, McGill University and Benjamin C. M. Fung, McGill University https://narrations.ad-auris.com/widget/the-conversation-canada/governments-should-inoculate-citizens-to-prevent-the-spread-of-fake-news Russian intervention in the 2016 U.S. presidential election showed how disinformation could disrupt a democratic process. And due to the current reach of social media, the risk of fake news being disseminated is greater than… Continue reading Governments should inoculate citizens to prevent the spread of fake news

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Avoiding Disaster: Make Website and Business Asset Backups Mandatory

Last Updated on 21 May 2021 by Daniel Do you have a backup of all your website and business data? A sudden attack on your web hosting or an employee error can cause havoc without warning. The same goes for any information about your business stored on your computer. If your computer suddenly got infected… Continue reading Avoiding Disaster: Make Website and Business Asset Backups Mandatory

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