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Gang arrests in Russia may have put significant dent in malware, says researcher

We love to read news reports in which a police force takes down a major crime gang. In one swoop...

July 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Malware banking campaigns against Canadians are increasing: Report

Canadian businesses and residents are increasingly targets for malware campaigns, according to a new blog from security vendor ProofPoint. The...

July 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Mobile malware, unpatched Android devices are increasing problems say studies

Allowing staff and partners to use their own mobile devices to access enterprise networks continues to be a source of...

June 30th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Lancope StealthWatch and the Cisco Secure Data Center

Lancope StealthWatch and the Cisco Secure Data Center

Data center operators are challenged with continually adjusting traffic-flow volumes and infrastructure to meet the needs and expectations of the...

June 1st, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Advanced Malware Protection: A Buyer’s Guide

Advanced Malware Protection: A Buyer’s Guide

To have any chance of effectively defending against modern-day attacks, the solution must use continuous analysis and big data analytics...

June 1st, 2016 IT World Canada Team


JavaScript has gone bad, beating out macros as top choice for spreading malware and ransomware

It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s edged out macros embedded in Microsoft Office as the number one way to spread...

June 1st, 2016 Gary Hilson

Cloud Safe

Inside the Nuclear malware-as-a-service platform

By now most CISOs know that criminals as well as corporations are leveraging software-as-a-service. This week Check Point Software released...

May 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon


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


FICO fights cyber crime with iboss using fraud detection IP

A technology that has its roots in missile interception -- and now being used to fight financial fraud -- is...

May 4th, 2016 Gary Hilson