malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

Microsoft opens anti-cybercrime facility

Microsoft Corp. has opened a 17,000 square foot facility which will provide technical and legal expertise along with the IT...

November 15th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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B.C. servers linked to $500 M cybercrime gang

Servers in Burnaby, B.C. may have been used as part of a global botnet that stole more than $500 million...

September 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

U.S. feds seize online currency hub

U.S. feds seize online currency hub

Law enforcement officials in the U.S. announced Tuesday they had closed and seized Liberty Resercve, an virtual currency they called...

May 28th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Cybercrime is rampant: Symantec study

Cybercrime is rampant: Symantec study

A new study by Symantec Corp. of Cupertino, Calif. reports that Internet crime has grown into a widespread problem globally....

September 8th, 2010 jeff bertolucci

EU plans to limit its use of private personal data

EU plans to limit its use of private personal data

The European Union is to impose stricter rules on its own use of private citizens' data for all future anti-terrorism...

July 20th, 2010 jennifer baker

Canada well below global malware infection rate: Report

Canada well below global malware infection rate: Report

Canada is well on its way to becoming one of the safest countries when it comes to malware infection rates,...

April 27th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

In Conversation: Leadership at HP, riskiest cybercities

In Conversation: Leadership at HP, riskiest cybercities

Hewlett-Packard Canada gets a new CEO; ComputerWorld Canada's Dave Webb and Computer Dealer News editor Paolo Del Nibletto discuss the...

April 7th, 2010 IT World Canada Staff

U.S. said to be eyeing cybersecurity ambassador role

U.S. said to be eyeing cybersecurity ambassador role

The U.S. is weighing the creation of an ambassador-level position for negotiating cybersecurity matters at the United Nations and for...

March 24th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Juniper, Symantec investigating after Google attack

Juniper, Symantec investigating after Google attack

Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) said Thursday that they were investigating a widespread cyber-espionage incident that has...

January 15th, 2010 Robert McMillan