Hackers using new Windows vulnerability

Microsoft is rushing out a patch for a newly-discovered zero-day vulnerability which affects all currently  supported versions of  Windows (including...

October 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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The chase at Chase begins

When banks get hit by a data breach it's big news because of what's at stake -- banks have more...

October 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon


New bug worse than Heartbleed

Security experts are flagging a new bug in Bash, a type of popular Linux software, saying it could be more...

September 25th, 2014 Candice So

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Salesforce warns subscribers of malware threat

In theory, cloud computing should  be safer than dealing with on-premise applications, which have to be tested before patching to ensure...

September 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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HP cloud service gives applications ability to protect themselves

With security breaches mounting in what can only be described as a terrible year for IT security, vendors are coming...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Video interview: Check Point Software’s Amnon Bar-Lev

Video interview: Check Point Software’s Amnon Bar-Lev

Let’s face it: 2014 has been a miserable year for IT security professionals. Every week, it seems, an organization somewhere...

August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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U.S. warns on POS systems

Canadian CSOs in the retail sector need to be aware of a warning issued Friday by US-CERT that the Backoff...

August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Another warning about Android apps

A security vendor has raked the Google Play store and the Android ecosystem over the coals for allowing apps that...

August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Reveton ransomware now steals passwords and credentials

Ransomware is one of the uglier threats that security professionals have to deal with. Unfortunately there's a new version in...

August 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon