B.C. servers linked to $500 M cybercrime gang

Servers in Burnaby, B.C. may have been used as part of a global botnet that stole more than $500 million from bank accounts in several countries, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

And you think you’ve got security problems!

Next time you’re tempted to fret about the security issues your company is facing, pause a moment to reflect on those poor IT execs in the online gaming business. “We have a lot

Published on: June 2nd, 2006 David Carey

Visa, RCMP warn Canadians on phishing

Visa Canada and the RCMP launched an awareness campaign to educate and warn Canadians about phishing, an online scam that has potentially taken sensitive financial and personal information from some 200,000 Canadians. Nov.

Published on: November 3rd, 2004 Tom Venetis

Cut telecom cables in Maritimes thought to be deliberate

Service has been restored for approximately 255,000 Aliant Inc. customers who went without service from late Tuesday evening through early Wednesday morning, after the telco discovered fibre was cut in two eastern provinces.According

Published on: June 8th, 2004 Carly Suppa

Security and accountability in the e-age

Maher Arar, the Ottawa software engineer who was controversially held in Syria for 10 months, does not act like a man with much to hide. Certainly, having achieved an independent inquiry to examine

Published on: March 15th, 2004 Jeffrey Roy

xwave plastic: not your average smart card

While governments are not frequently applauded for efficiency, xwave is hoping they will soon be poster children for a streamlined approach to security management.That's because the Halifax-based IT solution provider is offering a

Published on: February 6th, 2003 Greg Enright

RCMP eyes e-forms

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently purchased PureEdge Internet Commerce System e-forms software from Victoria-based PureEdge Solutions.

Published on: May 31st, 2002 No Author

B.C. company puts biometric security technology in California airport

Thanks to biometric technology created by a Canadian company, police in Oakland, Calif., are one step closer to having a high-tech system that scans airport crowds for known bad guys.The Alameda County Sheriff's

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Scott Gardner

B.C. company puts biometric security in U.S airport

Thanks to biometric technology created by a Canadian company, police in Oakland, Calif., are one step closer to having a high-tech system that scans airport crowds for known bad guys.The Alameda County Sheriff's

Published on: October 22nd, 2001 Scott Gardner