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Cisco offers free help to rid hosting providers of major malware stores

In the war against cyber attackers, Cisco Systems is offering service providers a new weapon: Free help. For a small...

October 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Banking malware seen in Canada may be linked to online shop

Infosec pros are being warned about a new banking Trojan which is linked to an online store that may be...

September 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Looking for malware on your network? That may be the wrong strategy

Firewalls and anti-malware are an important part of every CISO's defence strategy, but they aren't the only weapons that are...

September 14th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report


September 1st, 2015 IT World Canada Team

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Dormant code in malware could be a problem, or a solution

In the ongoing battle between infosec pros and malware authors once thing is certain: Uncertainty. The bad guys are always...

August 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Canadians are victims of China-based VPN network and new malware kit, say vendors

At least two Canadian organizations are among dozens around the world that have unwittingly been hosting infrastructure of a China-based...

August 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Warning: Voicemail part of malware attack

Voice calls aren't usually thought of as a vehicle for malware attacks, but researchers at security vendor Palo Alto Networks...

July 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Cyber attacks on financial sector three times other industries: Report

In March of this year 15 Canadian financial institutions were targeted by new a malware attack aimed at stealing passwords....

June 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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June 22nd, 2015 IT World Canada Team