A rookie in name only

A rookie in name only

Jerome Plantevin, winner of ComputerWorldCanada’s IT Rookie of the Year award in the Large Enterprise category, joinedLes Affaires publisher Transcontinental...

November 23rd, 2010 ComputerWorld Canada

Social media isn

Social media isn

Social media is rewriting the rules of IT security and changing the jobs of enterprise security officers, a consultant says. “Social...

April 8th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Comcast launches DNS security trial

Comcast launches DNS security trial

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has unveiled an aggressive plan to deploy new domain naming system (DNS) security mechanisms that are designed...

February 25th, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Hackers find a home in Amazon’s EC2 cloud

Hackers find a home in Amazon’s EC2 cloud

Security researchers have spotted the Zeus botnet running an unauthorized command and control center on Amazon's EC2 cloud computing infrastructure.This...

December 10th, 2009 Robert MacMillan

Adobe promises patch for critical Flash, Reader flaw

Adobe promises patch for critical Flash, Reader flaw

Adobe Systems Inc. late Wednesday admitted its Flash and Reader software have a critical vulnerability and promised it would patch...

July 23rd, 2009 Greg Keizer

RIM says UAE carrier’s Blackberry update is spyware

RIM says UAE carrier’s Blackberry update is spyware

A Blackberry firmware update pushed out to subscribers of United Arab Emirates carrier Etisalat contained spyware, Research in Motion confirmed Tuesday.More...

July 22nd, 2009 Robert McMillan

Ottawa missing-in-action on cyber warfare says anti-Net censorship group

Ottawa missing-in-action on cyber warfare says anti-Net censorship group

A Canadian anti-Internet censorship organization which recently exposed the activities of a China-based computer spy network says the Canadian government...

July 14th, 2009

Microsoft reports another zero-day vulnerability

Microsoft reports another zero-day vulnerability

 Microsoft confirmed another zero-day vulnerability on Monday in a set of software components that ship in a wide variety of...

July 13th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Korea DDOS virus now erasing data

Korea DDOS virus now erasing data

 They say what goes around comes around and on Friday owners of bot-infested PCs in South Korea will discover that's...

July 10th, 2009 Martyn Williams