Home | greenbay

greenbay

How hackers use unsuspecting companies’ websites to help ‘mine’ for online currency

VANCOUVER—Anyone casually surfing the internet at home can be deployed as an unwittingly productive member of a hacker’s workforce, a practice known as “cryptojacking” that is on the rise. Internet sleuths have discovered malicious code on the websites of several major companies — including Canada’s Loblaw Companies Ltd. — left by cryptojackers looking to break into computers and commandeer their …

Read More »

Stu Cowan: What’s going on with the Canadiens’ Carey Price?

The “minor” lower-body injury Carey Price suffered more than two weeks ago is starting to fail the smell test. Last Tuesday morning, the Canadiens announced Price would take two days off the ice because his injury suffered Nov. 2 in Minnesota wasn’t getting any better through on-ice workouts with goalie coach Stéphane Waite. Nothing to worry about was the message, …

Read More »

TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

About 5,000 barrels of oil, or about 795,000 litres, gushed out of the Keystone pipeline on Thursday in South Dakota, blackening a grassy field in the remote northeast part of the state and sending cleanup crews and emergency workers scrambling to the site. “This is not a little spill from any perspective,” said Kim McIntosh, an environmental scientist with the …

Read More »

U.S. softwood lumber prices near all-time high as Canadian producers pass on duties to U.S. consumers

Softwood lumber prices in the U.S. soared to near-record highs Wednesday, as Canadian producers passed on higher export duties charged by the U.S. government straight on to American consumers. Prices for KD Western S-P-F, a common benchmark for softwood lumber exported into the U.S., was trading above US$494, near its all-time high, that appear to neutralize any potential impact of …

Read More »

Stu Cowan: Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty takes pride in being an iron man

Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty absolutely hates to miss a game, so it would be a surprise if he’s not in the lineup Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the Arizona Coyotes. Pacioretty missed practice Wednesday in Brossard, taking what the team called a “therapy day.” Pacioretty limped off the ice and went to the locker room at one point …

Read More »

Stu Cowan: Why were Canadiens fans booing Nathan Beaulieu?

You can add Nathan Beaulieu’s name to the long list of former Canadiens players to get booed by Montreal fans on their return to the city with a different team. Beaulieu played his first game at the Bell Centre Saturday night since being traded to the Buffalo Sabres during the off-season and played a key role in Max Pacioretty’s overtime …

Read More »

Raptors go down with their best in one-point loss to Celtics

BOSTON — No one will argue DeMar DeRozan taking an open look at the top of the free throw line for the win. Not even DeRozan fading away to make that shot. He’s practised it countless times, made it countless more and this time it didn’t go in as the Raptors came up on the short end of a 95-94 …

Read More »

Canadiens notebook: Carey Price skates; Jonathan Drouin skips practice

There was good news on the Carey Price front Wednesday as the goaltender skated for the first time since he suffered a minor lower-body injury in last Thursday’s 6-3 loss in Minnesota. Price was on the ice in full equipment at 9 a.m. and skated for about 30 minutes. He was accompanied by defenceman David Schlemko, who is on the …

Read More »

Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Plekanec playing key roles in Habs’ revival

Brendan Gallagher wasn’t surprised to see Tomas Plekanec racing down the ice to negate an icing call in the first period of the Canadiens’ 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights Tuesday night. And he was only a bit amazed when Plekanec threaded a pass through two defenders to find Gallagher alone in front of the net. “People don’t realize …

Read More »