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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Canadian firms not training enough, says expert

Oops! That’s the word infosec pros don’t want to hear from an organization’s staff. But after years of warnings, pleas,...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Oct. 1, 2018–Bank machines and password managers

Bank machines being hacked, be careful of Android password managers and advice for using a password manager. Welcome to Cyber...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

90 million Facebook users have to log back in after security incident

It's not been a good week for Facebook. Today the social media giant admitted almost 50 million accounts may have...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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UEFI rootkit discovered in the wild, says security vendor

Infosec pros are being warned to make sure Secure Boot is enabled on all PCs after a security vendor says...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Sept. 28, 2018 — Canadian government data breaches, kill that Android app, Web site woes for US government

Report on Canadian government data breaches, kill that recorder Android app and Web site woes for U.S. government Welcome to...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada’s privacy laws ‘sadly falling behind’ other countries: Privacy commissioner

Canada’s privacy legislation is "sadly falling behind what is the norm in other countries," says the federal privacy commissioner. In...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Uber pays US$148 million fine after data breach allegedly concealed

Uber Technologies has agreed to pay a US$146 million fine to American authorities and promised to tighten security to settle...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Compliance with payment card security standard slipping, says Verizon report

Data breaches that scoop up credit and debit card numbers ought to be relatively rare because the Payment Card Industry has...

September 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Sept. 26, 2018 — Data breaches, botnets and credentials stuffing, macOS update

Three data breaches, botnets used for credential stuffing attacks and a macOS update. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday...

September 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Botnet-powered credential stuffing still a problem: Report

Phishing is one of the most successful ways attackers get past an organization's network defences. But credential stuffing --backed by...

September 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon