Fake antivirus apps appear in Android, Windows app stores

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, except when it comes to fake applications posing as something else. When a number of new fake antivirus apps were detected in the Android and Windows

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Symantec unveils new intelligence-focused approach to security

Symantec Corp. is launching a slate of new security solutions for the enterprise, focused on an approach that shows IT staff only the most dangerous attacks headed their way – and letting them

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Candice So

Why consolidation doesn’t solve IT security problems

Consolidation is a given in the IT industry, in part because there's so much money floating around for acquisitions, and in part because organizations often favour suppliers who sell complete solutions or solutions

Published on: April 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

11 signs that scream you’ve been hacked

Many malware programs today can be instantly altered to escape detection. To counter this some antivirus tools monitor malware behaviour, others use virtualized environments, systems monitoring or network traffic detection. Sadly, these techniques

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

nPulse upgrades Capture Probe eXtreme

Recent upgrades to nPulse Technologies Inc.’s (NYSE:PULS) Capture Probe eXtreme (CPX) high-speed packet capture appliance comes with enhanced session analysis and search capabilities. The product’s packet-indexing function works at 30 million packets per

Published on: July 29th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Toronto mobile firm reveals how it got CIA contract

Interested in landing a lucrative business contract with the likes of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency or the Federal Bureau of Investigation?Despite their cloak-and-dagger reputation, dealing with these

Published on: May 2nd, 2013

Security appliances plagued by flaws: Researcher

When IT administrators deploy Web gateways, firewalls, remote access servers and other security appliances, they expect these products to protect the corporate network from attacks, keep malware out and prevent data leaks.However, a

Published on: March 15th, 2013

Software piracy costs businesses $114B: IDC

The use of counterfeit and pirated software in the workplace is costing enterprises more than $114 billion each year, according to a study conducted by analyst firm International data Corp. for software maker

Published on: March 11th, 2013

Ottawa releases second set of antispam regulations

Industry Canada has released its second version of proposed regulations for Canada’s dormant antispam legislation, which supporters hope will lead to the law finally going into force. But it isn’t clear if the

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon