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Credit card data stolen from thousands of Canadians

As many as 6,000 people who paid parking tickets online through the Saint John, N.B. municipal website may have had...

December 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Huawei chair says company’s record on security is clean

Facing suspicion in a number of countries over its alleged ties to the Chinese government, Huawei is fighting back. “When...

December 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: December 19, 2018 — A video camera hacked, Twitter controversy, new bug to be patched

A video camera hacked by a mysterious Canadian, Twitter controversy over a bug discovery and a new bug to be...

December 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Facebook admits photo API bug, Irish privacy commission adds to its investigation

Under the microscope for a major data breach discovered in October and for allowing  third party developers to access user...

December 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Dec. 17, 2018 — Attack on 2FA, new tool for hackers, watch those memes

Attack on two-factor authentication is discovered, a new tool for hackers is being sold on the dark web and watch...

December 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Dec. 14, 2018 – A new phishing lure, another bad Mac app and interesting reading

A new phishing scam tries to capture passwords, another bad Mac app discovered and interesting reading from government committees in...

December 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Regulate social media, says Canadian parliamentary committee

Social media platforms based in Canada should regulated by a law forcing them to delete “manifestly illegal content in a...

December 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Congnitive Systems partners with Stanley Black & Decker to create Omni WiFi security system

Cognitive Systems Corp, the company behind the Aura WiFi motion tracking technology, has announced a partnership with Stanley Black &...

December 12th, 2018 Tom Li

Canadian firms targeted by job recruitment scam to gain company intelligence: Report

Canadian natural gas and telecom firms are among critical infrastructure organizations around the world that have been targeted by a...

December 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Patch new IoT devices fast, researchers warn, or they’ll be in a botnet

For some time threat actors who create Internet of Things-based botnets have been relying on brute force attacks to take...

December 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon