Canada's cyber spy agency launches free threat blocker [DNS service]

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  1. hawki

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    "The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA, the not-for-profit agency that manages the .ca internet domain) and the Communications Security Establishment, Canada's foreign signals intelligence agency, teamed up on the CIRA Canadian Shield — a protected domain name system (DNS) service that prevents Canadians from connecting to malicious websites that might infect their devices and steal their personal information.

    CIRA is providing the threat blocking technology while the CSE's Canadian Centre for Cyber Security is offering its threat intelligence services — basically a who's-who list of every bad actor roaming the web..."

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/free-cyber-blocker-cse-1.5542888?cmp=rss

    CIRA Canadian Shield

    https://www.cira.ca/cybersecurity-services/canadian-shield
     
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