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Another warning about using public Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a tremendous communications boon, allowing users of desktop and mobile devices great flexibility. But like all wireless technologies,...

March 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Flaw in Cisco VoIP phones allows hackers to intercept conversations

Cisco has issued a security alert warning users of several of its voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones that a...

March 23rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Gloves IT teams fight back

Should we strike back against hackers?

  This week, IT security firm Kaspersky revealed that over 100 banks had been hacked across some 30 countries. The...

February 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

IT department spiraling downwards

What’s behind a cyber attack?

In this white paper from IBM, the shortcomings of conventional breach investigation solutions are explored together with how companies can...

February 10th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

BlackBerry Classic, mobile devices, smart phones

November 2014 in review: A Canadian classic makes a comeback

BlackBerry fans rejoiced as news broke out that they can now pre-order the company’s new Classic smart phone from wireless service...

December 13th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Sony workers receive threats from hackers

Sony Pictures was the target of a massive cyber attack late last month that continues to have serious repercussion today....

December 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks CBC, other media Web sites

The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad regime group of hackers, has claimed responsibility for cyber attacks on a number of...

November 27th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

The risks of bug bounties

The risks of bug bounties

Bug bounty programs have been around since at least 1995, when it is believed Netscape launched the first one. The...

September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Kevvie Fowler told merchants that security is a whole business issue. ITWC staff photo

No short-cuts to IT security, Canadian retailers warned

Retailers around the world are reeling from an avalanche of data thefts this year, leaving many paralyzed about what to...

September 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon