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Hackers Redirect Canadian Forces Page to Official Chinese Website

When users attempted to go to the Canadian Forces recruitment page they would be redirected to the official website for the State Council of the Peoples' Republic of China.<p>The site the Canadian Forces recruitment page was redirected to.<p>The Canadian Forces recruitment page was seemingly hacked on …

Canadian Forces

Canadian Forces recruitment data not accessed during website hack: DND

The Department of National Defence (DND) says it has re-established “positive control” over its recruitment website, which was apparently hacked …

Edmonton-based soldier spearheading program to battle sexual assault in the military

Capt. Donna Riguidel has been in the Canadian Forces since 1993 but it wasn’t until 20 years after her basic training that she found herself battling …

Deployed soldiers appear to face higher risk of suicide: report

Conservative defence critic James Bezan says he wants to see the House of Commons defence committee study the issue of suicides among Canadian Forces …

Canadian Forces

Men in Canadian army are at ‘significantly’ greater risk of suicide after deployment, study finds

Canadian Forces male personnel who serve in the army and who are sent on deployments are at a “significantly” greater risk of suicide than those who …

Members of Canadian Forces more likely to die by suicide: report

Report released today says 18 members of the Canadian Forces died by suicide last year<p>OTTAWA – The Canadian military says 18 service members died by …

Pilot dead after Canadian fighter jet crashes

A military spokesman says a pilot is dead after a Canadian CF-18 fighter jet crashed in western Canada.<p>Canadian Forces spokesman Daniel Le Bouthillier confirmed that the pilot died in Monday's crash.<p>He says the plane was based out of Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, the busiest fighter base in …

One in four women in Canadian Forces report having been sexually assaulted during career

One in four women serving in the Canadian Forces say they have been the victim of a sexual assault at some point in their career.<p>That’s according to …

Canadian Forces

Statistics don't tell entire Canadian Forces sexual misconduct story: victims

When Canadian Forces Leading Seaman Amy Graham returned from Afghanistan in 2010, she was sent — along with 127 male soldiers and one female one — to …

The Canadian Army Is In Shambles

There's no way around it. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is crumbling from within. Don't get me wrong, I have the utmost respect for our soldiers, …

Calgary Sun

The first trailer for Tom Cruise's reboot of 'The Mummy' is here

It looks like it's "Mission Impossible" meets the popular horror franchise as we see Cruise swimming underwater, in a plane, and come out of a zipped bag in, what appears to be, a morgue.<p>Here's the full synopsis from Universal:<p>"Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, …

Film Industry

Study: we can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to

The quest to end the use of fossil fuels might not be as daunting as you think. A University of Sussex study claims that humanity could drop coal and oil within a decade, based largely on historical evidence that many tend to overlook. Professor Benjamin Sovacool notes that energy transitions have …

This chat bot pretends to be you so you can keep up with your friends

Too busy to keep up with your friends? There’s a chat bot for that.<p>We’ve all been there. The deluge of information on Facebook is why I no longer bother to check the social network — because, even when I try my hardest, I miss the important announcements like baby births and marriage proposals. The …

Apps

The World's 10 Richest Terrorist Organizations

Money is what fuels any organization, whether its purpose is building homes, selling goods – or conducting horrific violent acts. A terror organization, just like any legitimate business, needs capital to survive. Quick cash is used to finance general activities, pay salaries for activists, develop …

NSA spying scares people away from reading about terrorism

If you’re in doubt about whether the US government’s various programs to spy on its citizens has made people more paranoid, this should clear things up.<p>Jonathon Penney, a fellow at the University of Toronto’s interdisciplinary Citizen Lab, analyzed traffic on Wikipedia and found that visits to …

ISIS is merging hacker groups into a “United Cyber Caliphate” army

The unified cyber army is an effort by the terror group to launch more sophisticated and disruptive cyberattacks against western targets, says a new report from security firm Flashpoint. ISIS’s previous cyber warfare team, the Cyber Caliphate Army, was believed to consist at times of as few as one …

Caliphates

Introducing: Israeli 12-Kilo Killer Robot

Imagine an intuitively trained special missions operative endowed with 360-degree vision who works alone or in packs to breach high-risk safe houses …

Robotics

Army Special Operations Command reportedly ditching Android for iPhone in the field

While the ordinary proving ground of the smartphone may be the mean streets of the city, devices are to be found on the field of battle, too — and if a report from DoDBuzz is to be believed, Android may soon be giving way to iOS for some special operations forces.<p>According to a source “not …

Android News

The U.S. Marine Corps and elite Israeli naval commandos held a joint military exercise to showcase and practice techniques used in the fight against …

Military

The Marines Now Have A Robot That Comes Equipped with a Machine Gun

The military of the future is quickly taking shape, and the change is certainly pointing in one direction: robotics. Now, the Marine Corps is testing …

Military