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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

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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

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Home Depot POS system breached here, says company

One of the biggest investigations into retail data theft is under way after Home Depot confirmed that Canadian and American...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Hackers returning to Visual Basic downloaders: Sophos

Hackers are returning to a decade-old method for inserting malware into people’s machines, according to a recent report from security solutions...

July 9th, 2014 Candice So

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The cost of a data breach in 2014: $3.5 million, Ponemon study says

In December 2013, news broke that U.S. retail giant Target Corp. had suffered a major breach, losing the personal information...

May 13th, 2014 Candice So

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#EncryptITWC – An IT World Canada.com Twitter chat

Updated by Candice So Apr. 24, 2014 at 4:05pm ET: We ran a Twitter chat on encryption under the @itworldca...

April 17th, 2014 Candice So

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Spear phishing campaigns are more sophisticated: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults of...

April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson