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Rogers loses some business customer info in breach

A Rogers Communications staffer has apparently become the latest Canadian employee to fall victim to a phishing scam which resulted...

March 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

IT security weak because enterprises aren’t learning: HP

Philospher Geroge Santaya once said those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. IT security researchers say...

February 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Calgary digital currency exchange forced to close over possible password breach

Digital currencies hold appeal to some enterprises, but the security of exchanges is a weak point. The latest to fall...

February 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canadian IP addresses found in banking malware servers

Canadian IP addresses were among the targets of a newly-revealed exploit aimed at banks and financial institutions around the world...

February 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Tracing cyber attacks: More than a game of Clue

If an organization suffers an online attack the CSO probably doesn't care who's behind it -- at least not immediately....

February 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Lack of encryption, phishing suspected as flaws in U.S. data breach

By now many readers know that one of the biggest private health care providers in the U.S. was the victim...

February 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canadian banks targeted by new Zeus malware variant

American financial institutions have been the targets of a number of malware attacks in the past 12 months. Now hackers...

January 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon

The Sony hack was inspired by the interview

More NSA capabilities exposed

Western cyber intelligence isn’t as impotent as it seems, according to two news reports. The New York Times said Monday...

January 19th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Shodan: A tool for IT pros and hackers

There's an old saying that products aren't good or bad, it's how they're used. The Shodan search engine is a...

January 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon