#hacking | Teck warns Frontier oilsands mine rejection could lead to $1.1 billion in impairment charges

Vancouver-based Teck Resources Ltd. warned Friday it could face a $1.1-billion impairment charge if the federal government rejects its Frontier oilsands project — a proposed $20.6-billion mine capable of producing 260,000 barrels per day, that is raising tensions between Alberta and Ottawa. The federal government is expected to make a…

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#infosec | US Cyber-flashers Could Get $1K Fine

Two US senators have introduced a bill to ban cyber-flashing and penalize repeat offenders with hefty fines.  The term “cyber-flashing” describes the act of sending unsolicited sexually explicit images and videos to strangers. Lewd images can be sent via social media, dating platforms, text messages, and email.  In some cases, unsolicited sexually…

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#infosec | Booz Allen Awarded $113m SEC Contract

Consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a new $113m contract to deliver modernized cyber-defense operations to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). With this new 10-year contract, the Virginia-based firm will become the SEC’s leading provider of cybersecurity services. The contract was awarded on December 12, 2019, but was…

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