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Hacker claims to have years of stolen data from Ontario casino

Ontario police are investigating what could be a huge data breach at one of the province's popular casinos, Casino Rama...

November 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Defence in depth could have disrupted Ukraine power attack, says firm

The 2015 cyber attacks on the industrial control systems of several power distribution companies in Ukraine that knocked out power...

November 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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RCMP part of international raids on Darknet users

Law enforcement agencies around the world are stepping up their efforts to check the growth of cyber crime, most recently...

November 2nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Companies 100 per cent worse in cyber security than 10 years ago, says expert

How much of an uphill battle are CISOs facing? A pretty big one, at least according to the headlines. There's...

August 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Cisco confirms zero-day exploit in alleged NSA tool hack

Have software-breaking tools used by America's respected electronic spy department, the National Security Agency, been compromised? Since news broke over...

August 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Study shows how enterprise can be victimized by dropped USB keys

Security awareness training is a never-ending duty for infosec teams, although some CSOs despair that the message doesn't always get...

August 5th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Huge botnet leveraged thousands of Internet-connected CCTV cameras for DDoS attack

Some infosec pros dismiss worries about the Internet of Things if many devices don't store or transmit personal information. But...

June 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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#ITWCchats Twitter Recap: Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant?

Update: Thanks again to Nandini Jolly of CryptoMill Technologies Inc. and Laura Tribe of Open Media, and all other participants...

May 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

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Spy malware has been delivered through Office macros for a decade: Report

Security teams are being warned of a just-discovered family of malicious Microsoft Office macros which may have been quietly in...

May 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon